Posts Tagged ‘chronic lung condition’

High-Flow Oxygen Therapy: a Lifesaver for Patients with Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure

Posted by • June 2nd, 2015

For hospitalists and residents across the country, this is an all too familiar scenario: a 60-year-old man is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia. Unfortunately, his course is complicated by acute hypoxemic respiratory failure secondary to the pneumonia, and he is transferred to the ICU. Physicians would like to avoid intubation if possible due to… Read More…