High-Flow Nasal Cannula Oxygen Therapy in Palliative Care #330

Nidhi Shah, Zankhana Mehta, Yatin Mehta

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Humidified HFNC can provide adequate oxygenation and relieve dyspnea in carefully selected patients with hypoxemic respiratory failure. Data are scant on its use in patients nearing the end of life. Clinicians should be cautious about nonevidencebased use of HFNC in patients without a realistic path to recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-680
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of palliative medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Nursing
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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