High flow nasal cannula for respiratory support in preterm infants.
AffiliationDiscipline of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's and Children's Hospital, University of Adelaide, 72 King William Road, North Adelaide, SA, Australia, 5006.
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
Oxygen Inhalation Therapy
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
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CitationHigh flow nasal cannula for respiratory support in preterm infants. 2011 (5):CD006405 Cochrane Database Syst Rev
JournalThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
AbstractHigh flow nasal cannulae (HFNC) are small, thin, tapered cannulae used to deliver oxygen or blended oxygen and air at flow rates of > 1 L/min. HFNC can be used to provide high concentrations of oxygen and may deliver positive end-expiratory pressure.