Tag: High-Flow therapy

Effects of HFNCOT in patients with dyspnoea with and without hypercapnia

Observational study shows no difference in intubation rates in patients with and without hypercapnia who visited the emergency department for dyspnoea and received HFNC therapy. HFNC can be used regar...
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High-flow nasal cannula in acute respiratory failure: ERS guidelines

HFNC is a valuable intervention in adults with ARF. New conditional recommendations by the ERS may assist clinicians to choose the most appropriate non-invasive respiratory support for various acute ...
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Higher mortality & intubation rate with NIV vs HFO or CPAP

In COVID-19 pneumonia and hypoxemic respiratory failure, NIV use outside an ICU setting was associated with a higher risk of intubation or death vs HFNC after adjusting for covariates. No differences ...
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High Flow Nasal Cannula Use in COPD Patients with Exacerbations

Lit review finds high-flow nasal cannula should be preferred to conventional O2 therapy in COPD exacerbation without respiratory acidosis and at NIV breaks and weaning, and as a 2L option in respirato...
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How does HFOT use impact clinical recovery from severe COVID-19?

Among patients with severe COVID19, use of high-flow oxygen therapy significantly decreased need for mechanical ventilation support and time to clinical recovery versus conventional oxygen therapy.
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Including high-flow nasal O2 in acute respiratory distress syndrome

Should the definition of acute respiratory distress syndrome include patients receiving high-flow nasal O2? Expanding the definition would allow testing of new therapies in patients at risk of poor ou...
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Home humidified HFT following severe exacerbation of COPD

Study to determine the feasibility of a Phase 3 RCT of home HFT to improve clinical, patient-reported & physiological outcomes following severe AECOPD. Exploratory results on neural respiratory drive ...
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Impact of HFNC vs NIV in patients with hypixaemic ARF

Acute respiratory failure: NIV vs high-flow O2 (HFNC). Randomized crossover study (N=16) compared the physiological effects of oxygenation techniques. Results suggest a similar potential alveolar recr...
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Bronchodilator delivery via high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC)

RCT of outpatients with COPD or asthma found that more patients responded to standard doses of salbutamol when HFNC gas flow was set at 50% of patient peak inspiratory flow
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