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Criteria for Failure of High-Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy

Specialty:

Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

High flow of oxygen delivered by nasal cannula can avoid the need for intubation and mechanical ventilation in some patients. Certain findings can help to identify a patient for whom high-flow nasal oxygen therapy may be inadequate and who need to be intubated.

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