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Evaluation of Oxygen Delivery Through Nasal Cannula in Volunteers

2016-09-01 14:53:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will evaluate patient comfort and oxygen delivery efficiency when providing supplemental oxygen through a nasal cannula to volunteers using an instrumented oxygen delivery system. The goals of the study are to evaluate different oxygen flow rates and oxygen delivery modes. In addition, the investigators will investigate if the system can detect apnea (cessation of breathing) and removal of the nasal cannula. The investigators will also investigate how well high flow oxygen delivered only during inspiration is tolerated and how much the end-tidal oxygen increases after two minutes of high oxygen flow delivered only during the inhalation phase of the breath.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Oxygen Delivery

Intervention

Supplemental Oxygen Delivery System

Location

University of Utah
Salt Lake City
Utah
United States
84112

Status

Completed

Source

University of Utah

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-01T14:53:21-0400

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