• A Novel Weaning Protocol for High-Flow Nasal Cannula in the PICU

    2 monthes ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objective: High-flow nasal cannula use in the PICU continues to increase; however, a protocol for weaning patients has yet to be published. This study aimed to create an efficient and safe protocol for weaning high-flow nasal cannula.
    Design: A Respiratory Assessment Score was created using two validated scoring systems. A protocol was established for set “holidays” off high-flow nasal cannula, where nasal cannula flow was reduced to age-based low-flow nasal cannula rates if Respiratory Assessment Scores met certain criteria.
    Setting: The PICU at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at...
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  • Novel technique to study flow of liquids offers hope for tackling blood diseases

    Novel technique to study flow of liquids offers hope for tackling blood diseases

    2 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A new technique to study the flow of liquids developed by scientists from Université Paris-Saclay and the University of Amsterdam offers fresh hope for tackling blood diseases like thrombosis.
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