The tube includes two prongs that go inside the nostrils. A face mask covers the nose and mouth. Both methods of delivery attach to oxygen sources, which come in a variety of sizes. Nasal cannulas and simple face masks are typically used to deliver low levels of oxygen. Another type of mask, the Venturi mask, delivers oxygen at higher levels.
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Tracheostomy Mask & Thermotrach HME Tracheostomy masks are contoured and feature a swivel connector that can rotate through 360 o for maximum patient comfort. The 22mm connector fits to corrugated tubing and can deliver humidified oxygen when used with a venturi and humidifier adaptor.
Face mask or tracheostomy mask used in conjunction with an Airvo2 Humidifier High Flow Nasal Prong therapy (HFNP) NB: There is separate CPG for HFNP use in the NICU (see NICU HFNP CPG) Humidification . Oxygen therapy can be delivered using a low flow or high flow system. All high flow systems require humidification.