Is nasal high-flow therapy of value in hypercapnic COPD?

Trial pits the device against non-invasive ventilation

AusDoc brings you the latest news from the European Respiratory Society Congress 2020.

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Patients with chronic hypercapnic COPD who reject non-invasive ventilation might do as well with nasal high-flow therapy, a study suggests.

The new approach to oxygen delivery might be especially useful for patients who will not tolerate a face mask, the authors say.