Reintubation avoided by majority of patients on noninvasive ventilation therapy, high-flow oxygen

May 5, 2016

Extubated patients who either received noninvasive ventilation (NIV) therapy or high-flow nasal cannula oxygen had a lower risk of reintubation, compared with extubated patients who received some form of standard oxygen therapy, according to the results of two multicenter, randomized clinical trials published online in JAMA.

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