CPAP continues to be the standard of care in neonates < 28 weeks gestational age (GA). However there are several pathways of care supporting the use of NHF when rescue CPAP is available, as shown below:
Consensus of published expert opinion.3,8
Disclaimer: Clinical judgement is necessary to assess the appropriate treatment for an individual patient. The use of NHF therapy is not typically supported for infants with extreme prematurity, severe respiratory distress syndrome, or untreated surfactant deficiency.
The Blender Transition Kit allows patients to receive NHF therapy as an alternative to prolonged CPAP therapy without changing the circuit. The kit comes with an Optiflow Junior 2 nasal cannula, pressure manifold and an adaptor which connects to the inspiratory limb of the CPAP circuit.
This video explores research behind the decision to deliver CPAP and NHF at the unit.
Hear how the successful implementation of NHF and CPAP therapies on to its wards is being experienced by staff and families.
Evidence and guidance for delivering Optiflow NHF, proven respiratory support for your patients.
Providing Optimal Humidity for intubated patients
Full face masks designed for comfort and care
Establish effective spontaneous breathing or assist ventilation of the lungs
Respiratory support that replaces spontaneous breathing
Noninvasive respiratory support that provides a continuous distending pressure
Noninvasive respiratory support that delivers high flows of blended air and oxygen
Designed to work in harmony with the way patients naturally breathe while they sleep
F&P SleepStyle - designed to strike the balance between comfort and effective treatment