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

Last updated 09:07 30.06.2020