High Flow Cannula Therapy in Bronchiolitis, a Randomised Controlled Trial [ 2015 - 2017 ]

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Researchers: A/Pr Andreas Schibler (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Edward Oakley A/Pr Franz Babl A/Pr Kristen Gibbons Dr Stuart Dalziel
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Brief description Bronchiolitis is the leading cause of paediatric hospitalisation in Australia. Despite multiple research studies the outcome has not changed. Our recent studies supported by other international studies have shown that the use of high flow nasal cannula oxygen may reduce the severity and prevent progression of the disease. We aim to investigate if HFNC in regional hospitals can reduce the number of infants transferred to specialist children’s hospitals and reduce the socio-economic burden.

Funding Amount $AUD 1,283,342.60

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