International Ventilator Users Network - IVUN

Organization URL(s)

Other Contact Information

4207 Lindell Boulevard #110
St. Louis, MO 63108-2930
314-534-0475 (Voice)
314-534-5070 (FAX)


The mission of Post-Polio Health International, including International Ventilators Users Network is to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and home mechanical ventilator users by promoting education, networking, and advocacy among these individuals and healthcare providers. IVUN is a forum for ventilator users, their families, pulmonologists, pediatricians, respiratory therapists, ventilator manufacturers, and vendors to discuss unique problems of home ventilation and to cooperatively seek solutions.

Print Resources

Home Ventilator Guide, a comprehensive resource which displays technical information about the world’s home ventilators in charts that are easy to read and makes comparing home ventilators more convenient. It also features bi-level positive airway pressure ventilators, volume-cycled ventilators pressures support ventilators, and combination or multi-mode ventilators.

Review Date

Wednesday, May 25, 2011