Low-flow Nasal Cannula and Potential Nosocomial Spread of COVID-19

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Low-flow Nasal Cannula and Potential Nosocomial Spread of COVID-19

Description

In the COVID-19 pandemic airway procedures like intubation, noninvasive positive pressure ventilation, and high-flow nasal cannula are widely considered as potential risks for nosocomial transmission, and risks of infection are recognized even from asymptomatic patients.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-05-18

Citation

Goldhaber-Fiebert, Sara N., Jeremy A. Greene, and Brian T. Garibaldi. 2020. "Low-flow Nasal Cannula and Potential Nosocomial Spread of COVID-19." British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Abstract

Keywords: COVID-19; Infection Control; Low-Flow; Nasal Cannula; Nosocomial Spread; Oxygen Delivery; SARS-CoV-2.

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