Decreasing overuse of heated high flow nasal cannula for bronchiolitis: The HIFLO QI Project | Grand Rounds Oakland
Presented by: Mandeep Chadha, MD
Pediatric Intensivist and Medical Director, Respiratory Care Services
Heather Esparza, MSRT, RRT-NPS
Respiratory Management Coordinator, Summit campus, Acute Care and Emergency Departments
Dane Gehringer, MD
Sara S. Kuo, MD, MPH
Irma Seabrook, MBA, RRT-NPS
Director, Respiratory Care Services, Pulmonary Function Laboratory & Sleep Laboratory
1. Describe the pathophysiology and clinical characteristics of children with bronchiolitis.
2. List evidence-based therapies used in management of children admitted with bronchiolitis and acute respiratory failure.
3. Describe how a quality improvement methodology can be used to address overuse of heated high flow nasal cannula therapy for bronchiolitis and reduce length of stay and costs.
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