No Clear Right Choice for Postextubation Support

Patricia Kritek, MD   High-flow oxygen was noninferior to noninvasive positive pressure ventilation for preventing reintubation.   During the last 2 years, we have seen a rapid rise in use of high-flow oxygen. Although its use is supported during the immediate postextubation period for patients at low risk for reintubation (NEJM JW... Read more..