low-flow oxygen therapy

low-flow oxygen therapy

Administration of low–0.5-2.0 L/min of supplemental O2 may ↓ severity of hypercapnia in Pts with neuromuscular disease
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It has emerged as an innovative respiratory technique, and is expected to replace the conventional low-flow oxygen therapy and other non-invasive ventilation techniques for the treatment of respiratory diseases.
Our version of bubble CPAP, which uses cheap and readily available materials like plastic tubing and shampoo bottles, proved in trials to be more effective than the standard low-flow oxygen therapy recommended by the World Health Organization.
In fact, just 4 per cent of infants died when treated with the improvised bubble CPAP device, compared with 15 per cent of those receiving low-flow oxygen therapy.
The book explains the difference between high-flow versus low-flow oxygen therapy and r devices.
Despite the relatively severe degree of hypoxemia, the patient should be treated with low-flow oxygen therapy.
Low-flow oxygen therapy devices such as nasal prongs (NP) and simple facemasks (FM) are commonly used in clinical practice.
Adverse effects of low-flow oxygen therapy. Respiratory Care, 45, 54-61.