Cruel and unusual punishment or an assistive breathing device? You be the judge. Right now it's pretty much just the former, as Faith has spent the last two night with this bi-pap mask strapped to her face. As for the latter, it has done little to support her breathing. She dropped (dessatted) all night long (about 50 times).
Her ENT does not think she will be able to breathe at night without positive pressure. We don't think we can live at night with positive pressure. She was flipping out so much last night I thought she was seizing.
That's all to report. Still in the PICU- still waiting/wondering what's best for Faith (and for her family too) ;)