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What does NP stand for?

NP stands for Nasal Prong (airflow)

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I read with interest the paper by Eastwood et al entitled "Evaluation of nasopharyngeal oxygen, nasal prongs and facemask oxygen therapy devices in adult patients: a randomised crossover trial" (1).
More than 150 references in the medical literature testify to the superior clinical benefits of SCOOP catheters over nasal prongs.
The airline will not allow you to use your own oxygen, but most will make oxygen available to your son with a doctor's note or a phone authorization describing the flow rate (liters per minute) and method of delivery (for example, nasal prongs, tracheostomy collar or mask).