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 Acute respiratory failure, High flow nasal cannula, High flow oxygen therapy, Nasal high flow therapy, Post-extubation failure
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/124134
Journal Netherlands Journal of Critical Care
Citation
Endeman, H, Terstappen, E. (E.), & Gommers, D.A.M.P.J. (2019). The use of high flow oxygen therapy (Optiflow®) in critically ill patients: A pragmatic review. Netherlands Journal of Critical Care (Vol. 27, pp. 225–228). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/124134