Mechanical ventilation in the newborn; a simplified approach Part 2: High-frequency ventilation
Article first published online: 26 OCT 2010
© 2010 The Author. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health © 2010 Paediatrics and Child Health Division (Royal Australasian College of Physicians)
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume 50, Issue 10, pages E10–E13, October 2014
How to Cite
Muhlethaler, V. and Malcolm, G. (2014), Mechanical ventilation in the newborn; a simplified approach Part 2: High-frequency ventilation. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 50: E10–E13. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01873.x
- Issue published online: 6 OCT 2014
- Article first published online: 26 OCT 2010
- Accepted for publication 8 April 2010.
- high frequency oscillation;
High frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) is becoming an increasingly popular intervention in the neonatal intensive care unit. This article will attempt to explain the principles of HFOV. It is inherently more difficult to become skilled in this technique than in other forms of mechanical ventilation, so caution is warranted.