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Are there published protocols/practice guidelines for Nasal High Flow (aka high flow nasal cannula) therapy?

Yes.

 

Clinical practice guidelines for NHF therapy


 
Oczkowski et al. Oct. 2021.
European respiratory society (ERS)


This guideline provides recommendations for the following populations:
 
  • Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure
  • Post-operative
  • Post-extubation respiratory failure
  • Rest breaks from NIV
  • Acute hypercapnic respiratory failure


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Rochwerg et al. Nov. 2020.
European society of intensive care medicine (ESICM)

This guideline provides recommendations for the following populations:
 
  • Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure
  • Post-operative
  • Post-extubation respiratory failure
  • Peri-intubation


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