Gloor Medical’s new device delivers high flow oxygen therapy


Swiss pressure regulation and flow control expert Gloor Medical has released a new flow controller for high flow oxygen therapy that boasts flow rates of up to 80 litres per minute (l/min).

As an alternative to conventional oxygen therapy, high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) oxygen therapy is used to increase oxygenation during procedures such as bronchoscopies, acute respiratory failure, or in situations where patients do not tolerate invasive ventilation methods.

HFNC can also be used to provide increased carbon dioxide (CO2) clearance by the washout of dead space, improving comfort and end-expiratory lung volumes (EELV.

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