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High-flow in non-tertiary neonatal units: Hunting for answers. #EBNEO

Neonatal Research

I think Brett Manley is going for the record as the person with the highest proportion of his publications in the FPNEJM, he now has 3, with 2 of them as first author. This is the HUNTER trial where babies in level 2b NICUs, as we could call them, i.e. nurseries with access to CPAP, but not prolonged invasive ventilation, were randomized to receive either CPAP or high-flow nasal therapy. (Manley BJ, et al. Nasal High-Flow Therapy for Newborn Infants in Special Care Nurseries. The New England journal of medicine. 2019;380(21):2031-40) Babies are not usually kept in such units if they are less than 32 weeks or less than 1200 g, so to be eligible for this trial they had to be at least 31 weeks gestation, >1200 g birth weight, and to need non-invasive respiratory support according to the attending pediatrician. This was performed as a non-inferiority…

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