heliox therapy

heliox therapy

inhalation of a gaseous mixture of oxygen and helium to provide relief from the shortness of breath associated with upper airway obstructive disease. It reduces turbulence in the airway.
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Recommendations for the use of exogenous surfactant and heliox therapy are presented in Table 2.
Heliox therapy in bronchiolitis: Phase III multicenter double-blind randomized controlled trial.
The compact and versatile Heliox 70/30 DISS and Heliox 80/20 DISS regulators will help medical facilities reduce costs by eliminating the need for two separate regulators for low (low Heliox therapy and high pressure gas delivery devices.
No specific duration of heliox therapy could be found for the treatment of the pediatric patient with status asthmaticus.
As the use of heliox therapy increases in children with status asthmaticus, the nurse caring for these patients must be aware of its mechanism of action, how to deliver it correctly, and the multisystem assessment data that is vital to evaluate its effectiveness.
OxyMask can also deliver higher FiO2 on much lower flow rates and this same technology has now been proven to deliver effective Heliox therapy.