High Flow Nasal Oxygen (HFNO) and Fire Risk – cautionary note on device usage

 
Fire in the operating room is a rare but potentially devastating event. HFNO’s role in difficult airway management is a significant advancement however great caution must be taken with its use in the presence of an ignition source during airway and head and neck surgery.
 
An in-depth article and accompanying video by the Airway SIG can be found in the March 2018 Bulletin
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