COPD with relapse TB
My Dad recently got admitted bcoz of chest pain with fever and doctor treated him for pneumonia and relapse of TB and after 6 weeks culture report in negative and currently he is on AKT -4 (Advise for 9 months) and strptomycin ( advised for 3 months) with 3 times nebulzation of Budecot/I pravent. He also advised to be on Bipap with 4/8 for entire night. His saturation levels are 93-95 % please suggest how long he should be on Bipap or is it permenent support for lifetime?
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It depends on your father health condition and severity of COPD. Not fixed for any certain duration. Consult a chest specialist , he will guide you.
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