Findings on high-flow nasal cannula in COPD at home

In this symposium, Dr Ulla Møller Weinreich outlines study results into the use of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) in COPD at home and what may be in store for the future.
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  • JIVD CONGRESS 2022
  • WITH DR ULLA MØLLER WEINREICH
  • HFT TODAY: NEW CLINICAL RESEARCH AND PRACTICE

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During this symposium, Dr. Ulla Weinreich, an expert in the field of high-flow therapy and COPD from the Pulmonary Research Center in Aalborg University, Denmark, outlines the findings on the use of high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) in COPD at home.

Her findings include information regarding patients’ experiences and feedback, potential reasons for dropouts from HFNC, and insights from the field on the use and follow-up of the therapy at home.

After giving a brief introduction on the interesting history of high-flow respiratory therapy systems, Dr. Weinreich goes on to describe the current benefits of the use of HFNC in hospitals found through more recent research and studies.1-5

Dr. Weinreich’s research delves deeper into the data regarding the long-term effects of oxygen-enriched high-flow nasal cannula in COPD patients with chronic hypoxemic respiratory failure, citing several promising sets of data.6

With so much positive data, Dr. Weinreich and her team made a national recommendation for the home use of high-flow. To learn more about it, register now and watch the full symposium.

Speakers

Dr. Ulla Møller Weinreich

Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark

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5. Leeies M, Flynn E, Turgeon AF, Paunovic B, Loewen H, Rabbani R, Abou-Setta AM, Ferguson ND, Zarychanski R. High-flow oxygen via nasal cannulae in patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Syst Rev. 2017 Oct 16;6(1):202. doi: 10.1186/s13643-017-0593-5. PMID: 29037221; PMCID: PMC5644261.

6. Line Hust Storgaard, Ulla Møller Weinreich & Birgitte Schantz Laursen (2020) COPD Patients’ Experience of Long-Term Domestic Oxygen-Enriched Nasal High Flow Treatment: A Qualitative Study, COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 17:2, 175-183, DOI: 10.1080/15412555.2020.1736998.