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Alexis Hawkins, BSN RN

Ana Miranda, BSN RN

Diana Romero, BSN RN OCN

Viviana Tenorio, BSN RN

Dianne Willis, BSN RN CCRN

Noah Zanville, PhD, BSN BA


This short presentation summarizes findings on a non-systematic review evaluating whether high-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) is as effective as invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) (C) and reducing mortality in COVID+ ICU patients. The presentation was performed by Adult Gerontology Nurse Practioner students as a part of part of a semester-long research experience for Barry University’s NU-625: “Evidence-Based Inquiry Course (NU-625) course in the Fall, 2020. Audio commentary is included.

Disclaimer: While every effort was made to ensure the information presented here was accurate, evidence related to COVID-19 changes rapidly, and therefore, may no longer reflect the latest evidence depending in whether the presentation is viewed. Because of this, the authors stress that the content presented is for information purposes only and should not be used to guide clinical decisions related to the management of COVID-19 patients.


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