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Adult curved/flared prong cannula with tube, 1.8m length 1167000

Adult curved/flared prong cannula with tube, 1.8m length 1167000
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1167000 / G2S3
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£2.90 Ex VAT

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ABOUT Adult curved/flared prong cannula with tube, 1.8m length 1167000
  • Description

    Curved nasal cannulas, also known as flared or curved prong nasal cannulas, offer several advantages over straight prong nasal cannulas, depending on the specific needs of the patient. Here are some reasons why curved nasal cannulas might be preferred:

    1. Improved Fit: The curved design of the prongs allows them to conform more closely to the shape of the nasal passages. This improved fit can enhance comfort for some patients, as it reduces the likelihood of irritation or discomfort associated with straight prong cannulas.

    2. Reduced Nasal Irritation: The curved shape of the prongs can help distribute pressure more evenly across the nasal mucosa, potentially reducing the risk of nasal irritation or skin breakdown compared to straight prong cannulas, especially during prolonged use.

    3. Secure Placement: Curved nasal cannulas often have flared or wider prongs at the insertion point, which can help anchor the cannula more securely in the nostrils. This can be beneficial for patients who are active or who may have difficulty keeping a straight prong cannula in place.

    4. Minimized Oxygen Leakage: The curved design of the prongs may help minimize oxygen leakage around the edges of the nostrils, ensuring more efficient oxygen delivery and maximizing the effectiveness of oxygen therapy.

    5. Improved Aesthetics: Some patients may find curved nasal cannulas to be more aesthetically pleasing or less obtrusive compared to straight prong cannulas, which can improve overall satisfaction with therapy and increase compliance.

    6. Variety of Options: Curved nasal cannulas come in various sizes and configurations to accommodate different patient preferences and clinical needs. Some curved cannulas feature soft, silicone materials for added comfort, while others offer adjustable features to customize the fit further.

    It's important to note that the choice between curved and straight nasal cannulas ultimately depends on the individual patient's anatomy, preferences, and clinical requirements. Healthcare providers should assess each patient's needs carefully and select the most appropriate cannula design to ensure optimal comfort, efficacy, and patient satisfaction during oxygen therapy.


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