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Work of breathing during CPAP and heated humidified high-flow nasal cannula
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    Incostintencies in defining "Work of breathing"
    • Paola Papoff, researcher
    • Other Contributors:
      • Fabio Midolla,Francesco Montecchia

    We read with great interest the recent article by Shetty et al (Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2016;0:F1-F4) who showed that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and humidified high-flow nasal cannula (HHFNC) in infants with evolving or established bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) have similar effects on work of breathing (WOB).1 Like many other articles in this field, Shetty's paper unfortunately suffers from in...

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