The use of high flow oxygen therapy (Optiflow®) is increasing, but clear indications are lacking. This pragmatic review describes the current evidence for the use of high flow oxygen therapy in the intensive care unit in three different patient populations: acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure, (prevention of) post-extubation failure and during interventions.

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Keywords high flow oxygen therapy, nasal high flow therapy, high flow nasal cannula, acute respiratory failure, post-extubation failure
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/123280
Journal Netherlands Journal of Critical Care
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Endeman, H., Terstappen, E., & Gommers, D.A.M.P.J. (2019). The use of high flow oxygen therapy (Optiflow (R)) in critically ill patients: a pragmatic review. Netherlands Journal of Critical Care, 27(6), 225–228. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/123280