OptiflowTM nasal high flow therapy

Proven respiratory support
 What is NHF?     Who is NHF for? 

While many terms (e.g. HFNC, high flow oxygen) describe nasal high flow therapy, one stands out. Optiflow nasal high flow therapy. 

Optiflow nasal high flow delivers respiratory support to your patients, by providing heated, humidified air and oxygen at flow rates up to 70 L/min through the unique Optiflow nasal cannula and delivered by a device such as the Airvo 2 nasal high flow system.  

Accelerate your understanding of high flow therapy 

If you’re new to high flow therapy, training others, or want a quick refresher, follow this learning plan to accelerate your knowledge.


Airvo™ 2 Nasal
High Flow system

Designed to deliver proven* respiratory support

*A review of studies comprising the body of NHF evidence found the majority used F&P Optiflow™ systems

Airvo 2, a humidified High Flow system
designed to treat your patients across the
care continuum.


Optiflow high flow therapy/Airvo 2 has been proven to be effective in patients:

  • with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure,
  • for post-extubation respiratory support,
  • for postoperative respiratory support,
  • for immunocompromised patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure and
  • for patients with COPD.

Learn about Optiflow therapy

Broad flow range

A broad flow range (2 to 60 L/min) takes your patients from the most acute environments (ICU and ED) to the home.



A compact system with a built-in flow generator means there’s no need for a noisy, heavy air compressor in order to use the Airvo 2 for transport. Add a suitable UPS and you’re ready to go.

Setting up for transport

Variety of interfaces

A variety of interfaces specifically designed with Optiflow High Flow therapy in mind.

At higher flows comfort is paramount - you need an interface designed for the job.

Interface range

Airvo 2 With Pole

1. Controlled oxygen

  • Add and titrate oxygen separately from flow rate.
  • From .21 (room air) to 1.0.
  • FiO2 displayed onscreen.

2. 93% less condensate*

  • AirSpiral™ heated breathing tube with integrated dual-spiral heated wires and temperature sensor.
  • No separate temperature probes or adapters required.

 * When compared with the 900PT501 Airvo tube in internal Fisher & Paykel Healthcare testing.

3. Adjustable temperature

  • Three temperature settings, (37, 34, 31 °C) helps achieve comfort and compliance.

Brochure - product features

4. Transportable 

  • Mobile pole, oxygen bottle holders and transport kit designed for a UPS.
Spec. sheet - accessories/ordering info. etc

Airvo 2 instructional videos

AIRVO™ 2  Introduction


(5.05 mins)
Part 1 of the Airvo 2 video guide describes what the Airvo 2 is, how it works, and the philosophy behind the use of an active heated humidifier to provide Optimal Humidity.


AIRVO™ 2  Set-up


(3.37 mins)
Part 2 of the Airvo 2 video is a step-by-step guide to setting up the Airvo 2, and an introduction to our range of interfaces.


AIRVO™ 2  Use


(6.03 mins)
Part 3 of the Airvo 2 video guide shows how to operate the Airvo 2, including how to adjust key settings such as flow, temperature, and how to add supplemental oxygen (if required). 


AIRVO™ 2  Reprocessing


(5.25 mins)
Part 4 of the Airvo 2 video guide shows you how to clean and disinfect the Airvo 2; reprocessing it through high-level disinfection for use on the next patient.


Italian Trulli

Optiflow interfaces and accessories

Airvo / Optiflow mobile apps

Airvo 2 Simulator App

Mobile app available for free on the App Store and Google Play

ROX Index Calculator App

Mobile app available for free on the App Store and Google Play

ROX Index Vector App

Mobile app available for free on the App Store and Google Play

Call us

1800 446 3908 / +1949 453 4000

or get in touch by email

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