Does early treatment with high-flow oxygen therapy in infants with bronchiolitis and hypoxemia reduce the escalation of care?

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Why is this study important?

High-flow oxygen (O2) therapy delivered through a nasal cannula provides increased positive airway pressure and oxygenation for the treatment of many respiratory diseases. However, its effectiveness in the treatment of acute viral bronchiolitis has not been assessed.

Which, if any, threats to validity are most likely to have an impact on the results and how?

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