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High-flow nasal cannula therapy for infants with bronchiolitis

  1. Sean Beggs1,2,*,
  2. Zee Hame Wong3,
  3. Sheena Kaul4,
  4. Kathryn J Ogden3,
  5. Julia AE Walters2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 20 JAN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 15 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009609.pub2


How to Cite

Beggs S, Wong ZH, Kaul S, Ogden KJ, Walters JAE. High-flow nasal cannula therapy for infants with bronchiolitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD009609. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009609.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Hobart Hospital, Department of Paediatrics, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Tasmania, School of Medicine, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Tasmania, Launceston Clinical School, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

  4. 4

    University of Tasmania, Rural Clinical School, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

*Sean Beggs, Department of Paediatrics, Royal Hobart Hospital, 48 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia. sean.beggs@dhhs.tas.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 20 JAN 2014

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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to ongoing studies
  4. Additional references
Hilliard 2012 {published data only}
  • Archer N, Cottis H, Ball S, Mills K, Hilliard T. A pilot randomised controlled study of oxygen delivery via vapotherm in infants with moderately severe acute bronchiolitis [Abstract]. European Respiratory Society Annual Congress, Vienna, Austria, September 12-16 2009. 2009:P4002.
  • Hilliard TN, Archer N, Laura H, Heraghty J, Cottis H, Mills K, et al. Pilot study of vapotherm oxygen delivery in moderately severe bronchiolitis. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2012;97:182-3.

References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to ongoing studies
  4. Additional references
Bajaj 2006 {published data only}
Balanzat 2006 {published data only}
  • Balanzat AMC, Lazarte G, Surarez V, Bonilla ME, Gighi M, Chede C, et al. Effects of different levels of nasal continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) in infants with severe acute bronchiolitis [Abstract]. European Respiratory Journal 2006;28:264s [P1531].
Blyth 2003 {published data only}
  • Blyth TP, Kozlowska W, McKenzie SA, Carr SB. Randomised controlled trial of CPAP in severe bronchiolitis [abstract]. Thorax 2003;58:iii68.
Donlan 2011 {published data only}
Figueruelo 2011 {published data only}
  • Figueruelo AG, Villaescusa JU, Prieto MB, Garcia MJS, Bartolome SM, Cid JLH. Use of high-flow nasal cannula for non-invasive ventilation in children. Anales De Pediatria 2011;75:182-7.
Hough 2011 {published data only}
  • Hough JL, Pham TMT, Schibler A. Delivery of high flow nasal prong oxygen: the effect CPAP exposed. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2011;12:A7.
Kim 2011 {published data only}
  • Kim IK, Phrampus E, Sikes K, Pendleton J, Saville A, Corcoran T, et al. Helium-oxygen therapy for infants with bronchiolitis: a randomized controlled trial. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 2011;165:1115-22.
Martinón-Torres 2002 {published data only}
Martinon-Torres 2003 {published data only}
Martinon-Torres 2008 {published data only}
  • Martinon-Torres F, Rodriguez-Nunez A, Martinon-Sanchez JM. Nasal continuous positive airway pressure with heliox versus air oxygen in infants with acute bronchiolitis: a crossover study. Pediatrics 2008;121:e1190-5.
Milesi 2010 {published data only}
  • Milesi C, Ferragu F, Jacquot A, Pidoux O, Chautemp N, Mesnage R, et al. Randomized comparison between nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) and conventional nasal oxygen delivery on respiratory muscle load and respiratory distress syndrome in young infants with severe acute bronchiolitis. Fundamental and Clinical Pharmacology 2010;24:106.
  • Milesi C, Ferragu F, Jacquot A, Pidoux O, Chautemps N, Mesnage R, et al. Randomized comparison between nasal continuous positive airway pressure (NCPAP) and conventional nasal oxygen delivery on respiratory muscle load and respiratory distress syndrome in young infants with severe acute bronchiolitis [Abstract]. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010;181:A6057.
Smith 1993 {published data only}
Tie 2009 {published data only}
Unger 2008 {published data only}

References to ongoing studies

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to ongoing studies
  4. Additional references
Kepreotes 2012 {unpublished data only}
  • Elizabeth Kepreotes, Clinical Improvement Co-ordinator, John Hunter Children's Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.
Milner 2012 {unpublished data only}
  • Donna M. Milner, Emergency Department Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, 345 North Smith AveSt. Paul, MN, 55102, USA.
Schibler 2013 {unpublished data only}
  • A/Prof Andreas Schibler, Mater Children's Hospital Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Stanely Street, South Brisbane, 4101, QLD, Australia.
Seear 2011 {unpublished data only}
  • Michael Seear, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3N1, Canada.
Sood 2012 {published data only (unpublished sought but not used)}
  • Sood R, Stolfi A, Rowin ME. Use of high flow high humidity nasal cannula therapy for infants with bronchiolitis. Journal of Investigative Medicine 2012;60(1):515.
Whitehall 2012 {unpublished data only}
  • John Whitehall, Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, Campbelltown Campus, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW, 2751, Australia.

Additional references

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. References to ongoing studies
  4. Additional references
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Abboud 2012
  • Abboud PA, Roth PJ, Skiles CL, Stolfi A, Rowin ME. Predictors of failure in infants with viral bronchiolitis treated with high-flow, high-humidity nasal cannula therapy. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2012;13(6):e343-9.
De Klerk 2008
  • De Klerk A. Humidified high-flow nasal cannula: is it the new and improved CPAP?. Advances in Neonatal Care 2008;8(2):98-106.
Deeks 2011
  • Deeks JJ, Higgins JPT, Altman DG (editors). Chapter 9: Analysing data and undertaking meta-analyses. In: Higgins JPT, Green S (editors). Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions. Version 5.1.0 [updated March 2011]. The Cochrane Collaboration. In: Higgins JPT, Green S editor(s). Available from www.cochrane-handbook.org. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
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Hartling 2011
Higgins 2011
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Kubicka 2008
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Lampland 2009
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Lee 2012
Lefebvre 2011
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McKiernan 2010
Milesi 2013
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Shay 1999
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Spurling 2011
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