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The evidence for high flow nasal cannula devices in infants.
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PMID:  24472697     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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High flow nasal cannula (HFNC) devices deliver an adjustable mixture of heated and humidified oxygen and air at a variable flow rate. Over recent years HFNC devices have become a frequently used method of non-invasive respiratory support in infants and preterm neonates that is generally popular amongst clinicians and nursing staff due to ease of use and being well tolerated by patients. Despite this rapid adoption relatively little is known about the exact mechanisms of action of HFNC however and only recently have data from randomised controlled trials started to become available. We describe the features of a modern HFNC device and discuss current knowledge about the mechanisms of action and results of clinical studies in preterm neonates and infants with bronchiolitis. We also highlight future areas of research that are likely to increase our understanding, inform best clinical practice and strengthen the evidence base for the use of HFNC.
Authors:
Iram Haq; Saikiran Gopalakaje; Alan C Fenton; Michael C McKean; Christopher J O'Brien; Malcolm Brodlie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-12-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric respiratory reviews     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1526-0550     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Respir Rev     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-1-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100898941     Medline TA:  Paediatr Respir Rev     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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