Don’t use HFNC as primary treatment for a child with bronchiolitis

High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy in hypoxic infants with bronchiolitis should only be used as a rescue therapy when standard subnasal oxygen has failed, according to new recommendations. In an update to the Australasian bronchiolitis guidelines, the Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT) Network said HFNC was not currently recommended in the absence ...

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