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Device L/min % Oxygen Comments
Nasal Cannula 1 24%
2 28%
3 32%
4 36%
5 40%
6 44%
Venturi mask 24-50% Increasing flow will not alter FiO2
Oxygen tent 10-15 21-50% Used mainly on children with croup or pneumonia
Simple mask 5-12 35-55% Never used at flows less than 5 L/min to prevent rebreathing of CO2
Trach mask 10-15 35-60% Adequate flow shown by mist flowing out the exhalation port at all times
Partial rebreathing mask 8-15 35-60% Flow rate must be sufficient to keep bag 1/3 to 1/2 inflated at all times
Aerosol mask 8-15 21-99%
Non-rebreathing mask 8-15 (or max) 60-99% Flow rate must be sufficient to keep bag 1/3 to 1/2 inflated at all times

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