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What is the proper prong position for nasal cannulas?

prong position should be curving down as it goes into the nostrils not curving upwards.
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What is nasal CPAP?

CPAP is Continuous Positive Airway Pressure. This is a system where equipment blows air into a mask that covers the nose or nose and mouth of the patient. CPAP is used to trea (MORE)

How long should you use a nasal cannula?

You should wash your cannula with soap and water at least twice a week, and replace it at least once a month. If you are sick with a cold or similar infection, you should repl (MORE)
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What to do for nasal congestion?

Drink lots of fruit juice. * Sweat it out * Use inhalers * Drink Hot soup and eat fairly spicy food * Have Enough Sleep * use Nasal Spray * Take Vitamin Supplement (MORE)

What is nasal bone fx-closed?

    Nasal bone, Fx-closed = Closed fracture of the nasal bone. In other words, the broken bone hasn't pierced the skin.   Fx= Medical abbreviation for fracture.
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What is the purpose of a nasal cannula?

A nasal cannula is a devise used to deliver oxygen to a patient who needs respiratory help. The device consists of a tube with two prongs that are connected to the nostrils. O (MORE)

What are the different colors of intravenous cannula?

  yellow used mainly with newborns   blue used mainly with "difficult" veins   pink   green for blood transfusions   grey which is the largest
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What is the scientific reason for nasal congestion?

Back in 1976 in my Lab in the basement of Harvard, I hypothesized that the human nose is nothing more than skin and cartilage designed to rid the body of unwanted foreign flyi (MORE)

Where on body is the nasal?

The term nasal means pertaining to your nose. So any thing that  involves the nose or its' passages are nasal. If you have a cold,  you often have nasal congestion since the (MORE)