Recently published recommendations underscore the breadth of nasal high flow therapy application


Data from hundreds of controlled trials have been consolidated into clinical practice guidelines and recommendations.

Review below
 

Research interest in NHF is increasing. Over the past decade >350 publications per year (on average) have been cataloged on PubMed

A significant number of controlled trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses are included.
 

Medical societies around the world are now in a position to create recommendations that may change clinical practice. 
Please note: use the scroll bar at the bottom of this table to view all the recommendations.
Clinical applications/ scenarios  AARC
Guideline 2021 23
ESICM 
Guideline 202020
ERS
Guideline 202221
SSC
Guideline 202122 
WHO
Guideline 202233
ACP 
Guideline 202124
TSANZ
Guideline 202225
JARDS Guideline 202228
PRIMARY SUPPORT - MEDICAL             
Patients with:
Acute respiratory failure (ARF) 
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PRIMARY SUPPORT - SURGICAL  
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PRE-ESCALATION SUPPORT  
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DE-ESCALATION SUPPORT  
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COMPLEMENTARY RESPIRATORY SUPPORT  
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PROPHYLACTIC RESPIRATORY SUPPORT  
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