Vapotherm High Flow Therapy provides support for patients in respiratory distress. Appropriate for all ages, from neonate to geriatric, Vapotherm Systems delivers comfortable, well-tolerated therapy that may help patients avoid the discomfort and expense associated with mechanical or pressure based ventilation support. Delivered through a comfortable nasal cannula, only Vapotherm delivers High Flow Therapy with medical grade vapor, precise temperature and oxygen control and an easy-to-use integrated system with built-in patient safety alarms.

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February 11, 2015
Risks Associated With Conventional Humidifiers Adapted for High-Flow Nasal Cannula Therapy in Human Infants: Results of a Time and Motion Study.

Robert Tero and colleagues conducted a time and motion study assessing workflow and staff effort needs between the purpose-built Vapotherm system and the conventional Fisher & Paykel technology for the delivery of High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) Therapy. The objective was to compare the actual cost of operating each system when taking into account the effort needed to manage the device, including tending to the rainout for which the conventional technology is prone.
February 10, 2015
Safety and Long Term Outcomes with High Flow Nasal Cannula Therapy in Neonatology: A Large Retrospective Cohort Study

McQueen and colleagues compared pulmonary outcomes in very low birth weight babies from five centers who use Vapotherm HFT as their primary and predominant mode of non-invasive ventilatory support to the pulmonary outcomes from the Vermont Oxford Network (VON) database over matched years. Note that the HFT centers use flows typically between 4-8 L/min with Vapotherm small-bore prongs and do not use CPAP outside of special circumstances.

Healthcare Professionals

Clinician information on the use and application of High Flow Therapy, including mechanisms of action and critical features, patient benefits, and clinical resources.
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Patients and Families

High Flow Therapy provides support for patients of all ages experiencing shortness of breath or trouble with breathing. Read more to learn about how Vapotherm High Flow Therapy provides effective and gentle respiratory support.
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