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What is Optiflow Nasal High Flow therapy?

Optiflow Nasal High Flow therapy is Fisher & Paykel Healthcare’s offering for nasal high flow (NHF) therapy, also known as high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) or highflow oxygen therapy (HFOT). 

What are my (equipment) options for delivering Optiflow therapy?

There are several ways to deliver/get the benefits of Optiflow nasal high flow therapy. 
 
1. You can use a dedicated, standalone device such as the Airvo Optiflow system or
2. You can use an NHF-capable mechanical ventilator. We call this a vent-driven system. 
 
 See the images below and for more detail
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Airvo Optiflow NHF system

The following figure demonstrates what is required for an Airvo Optiflow system.  


Vent-driven Optiflow NHF system

The following figure demonstrates what is required to enable your NHF-capable mechanical ventilator to form part of a vent-driven Optiflow system.