Caution urged with high flow oxygen in acute respiratory failure
By Helen Signy
8 Jul 2016
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Nasal high flow oxygen has clear advantages for the patient – but don’t delay intubation, an expert has advised. Exercise caution when considering nasal high flow oxygen therapy in a critically ill patient, as it may delay a definitive diagnosis and be associated with worse outcomes, a respiratory insights forum has heard. Professor Andrew Bersten, ...