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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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.