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ICU Management

Mechanical Ventilation: Post-extubation Respiratory Support

2017 31 May

A new study, published in Annals of Intensive Care, suggests that high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) may be a powerful respiratory support in the post-extubation period with multiple physiologic and clinical benefits. The randomised controlled trial compared HFNC versus low-flow oxygen supplied through nasal prongs or facial mask for 24 hours after extubation... Read more