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Do the prongs of a nasal cannula face up or down in the nostrils?

Wear a cannula so that it causes a minimum of discomfort. The nasal cannula is a small piece of plastic tubing that is attached to a larger tube which, in turn, connects to th (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 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)
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How do you insert a nasal cannula?

Assuming you're doing this for someone else: 1) pull the plastic slide down so that the cannula will definitely be large enough to fit the patient 2) hold the cannula with bot (MORE)