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“There are many ways to deliver this extra oxygen”, continues Djillali Annane. “In some patients, because the oxygen level in the blood is too low, we use what is called high flow oxygen. This is what is meant by enhanced oxygen.”
“You are using a device that is not a device that helps you breathe.”Pr Djillali Annane, head of the intensive care unit at Raymond Poincaré hospital, in Garches
“It’s not a fan”, insists the professor. “It is a device that will allow very large quantities of oxygen to be generated at a very high rate that we will administer through small nasal glasses that are placed in the nostrils.”
“It is something that is used routinely and which in the majority of cases does not require intubation and mechanical ventilation”, specifies Djillali Annane.
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