February 19, 2020

Results and rationale behind the randomised clinical trial

Effect of post-extubation high-flow nasal oxygen with non-invasive ventilation among patients at high-risk of extubation failure


The decision to extubate in the ICU is a daily challenge because a number of patients fail extubation and need reintubation. These patients have a particularly high mortality.

Arnaud Thille explains in this icTV interview why this RCT was carried out and how it assessed the most efficient strategy of oxygenation to use in patients at high-risk of extubation failure.

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