In recent years, Non-Invasive Ventilation is increasingly being used in the management of both acute and chronic respiratory failure. "HOW TO INTIATE NONINVASIVE VENTILATION (NIV) PROGRAM IN YOUR HOSPITAL" is a definitive guide on NIV incorporation into hospitals'standard programs for managing acute respiratory distress. While recognising that the task of integrating NIV into standard practice remains a challenging one, it urges the experienced clinicians to champion the employment of NIV in routine practice. Chapters cover the important factors crucial for setting up an NIV program.The information provided is extremely practical and clinically useful. The closing sections are devoted to use of NIV in paediatrics and recommendations for designing an ICU which will augment the readers' understanding of non invasive ventilation techniques. The simple, lucid language and illustrations of various NIV techniques make it an easy, authoritative reference for the readers. It is an invaluable guide for not only the medical students but also practising doctors, pulmonologists, nurses and researchers.