Ventilator-Assisted Living©

Published since 1987, IVUN's bi-monthly newsletter (sent electronically) links ventilator users, their families and peers with each other and with health professionals committed to home mechanical ventilation. Articles include such topics as family adjustments, equipment and techniques, medical issues, travel and ethical issues.

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New in 2015:
Read selected articles from the
December issue, Vol. 28, No. 6 ...

cover of this issue of Ventilator-Assisted Living


Max Starkloff and the Fight for Disability Rights

From Around the Network

All-Too-Typical Email to IVUN

Supporters and more ...





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Past issues, listed by topic
Past issues, listed by volume and date


The newsletter is copyrighted and permission is required from the publisher for reproduction or transmission of any part of this publication.Published bi-monthly in February, April, June, August, October and December. Edited by Gayla Hoffman (

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