Main Uses of Nasal Catheter, Nasal Cannula vs Nasal Catheter

use of nasal catheter, nasal cannula vs nasal catheter

A nasal catheter is a sterile, single lumen catheter. The flexible tube is usually lubricated with a water-soluble gel, and inserted into the anterior naris by a foam collar, just above the uvula. The single use device is used to deliver supplemental oxygen to the nasopharynx. An oxygen flows of 2–3 L/min. It yields FiO2 … Read more

Oxygen Masks Vs Nasal Cannula: Differences and Similarities

Oxygen Masks Vs Nasal Cannula Differences

Oxygen delivery systems are used to deliver supplementary oxygen to patients who need respiratory help. Patients with apnea, congestive pulmonary disease, lung disease, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, asthma, cardiac conditions also benefit from oxygen therapy. The system make use of devices such as nasal cannula, or oxygen masks with oxygen source such as oxygen concentrators and … Read more

All Types of Oxygen Mask, Uses in the Medical Field

Types of Oxygen Mask, Uses

Oxygen mask is one of the oxygen delivery system to supply supplementary oxygen in patients with respiratory need. It covers the nose and mouth. An elastic band wraps around the back of the head and helps the oxygen mask stay attached. There is an oxygen tube in the lower front of the mask, and it … Read more

Nasal Cannula vs Nasal Prong: The Differences

Nasal Cannula vs Nasal Prong differences

A nasal cannula is a device used to deliver supplemental oxygen and increased air flow in patients with respiratory need. In this post, we will differentiate nasal cannula vs nasal prong. The nasal prong may be short, lying 1 to 2 cm inside the nose, or long, with the tip in the nasopharynx. It can … Read more

Nasal Cannula: Types, Main Uses, and How to Use

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A nasal cannula is a medical device used to supplement oxygen to maintain normal blood level of oxygen in patients with respiratory distress. Other patients who can benefit from the cannula are patients with sleep apnea, lung conditions, cardiac disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The cannula has a normal oxygen flow rate of 2 … Read more