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

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

use of oxygen nasal cannula

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