Systematic review and meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of continuous positive airways pressure versus high flow oxygen cannula in acute bronchiolitis.
Buendía JA., Feliciano-Alfonso JE., Laverde MF.
INTRODUCTION: There are a trend towards increasing use of High-Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC), outside of paediatric intensive care unit. Give this trend is necessary to update the actual evidence and to assess available published literature to determinate the efficacy of HFNC over Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) as treatment for children with severe bronchiolitis. METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, LILACS, and COCHRANE Central, and gray literature in clinical trials databases ( www. CLINICALTRIALS: gov ), from inception to June 2022. The inclusion criteria for the literature were randomized clinical trials (RCTs) that included children