n Southern African Journal of Critical Care - Humidification in intensive care
|Article Title||Humidification in intensive care|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Critical Care|
|Publication Date||Jul 2005|
|Pages||26 - 31|
Humidification of inspired gases is an essential part of modern intensive care practice, but there is wide international variation in the application of humidification devices. This review aims to briefly cover the reasons why humidification is important and the main methods of humidification used, outlining their different strengths and weaknesses.
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