Use of high flow nasal cannula in critically ill infants, children, and adults: a critical review of the literature

@article{Lee2012UseOH,
  title={Use of high flow nasal cannula in critically ill infants, children, and adults: a critical review of the literature},
  author={Jan Hau Lee and Kyle J. Rehder and Lee Williford and Ira M Cheifetz and David A. Turner},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={39},
  pages={247-257}
}
High flow nasal cannula (HFNC) systems utilize higher gas flow rates than standard nasal cannulae. The use of HFNC as a respiratory support modality is increasing in the infant, pediatric, and adult populations as an alternative to non-invasive positive pressure ventilation. This critical review aims to: (1) appraise available evidence with regard to the… CONTINUE READING