Abstract G224 Initial blood gas values of infants treated with CPAP for bronchiolitis
Patient groupMean pH (SD)Mean pCO2 (SD)
Failed CPAP (n = 5)7.14 (0.19)11.68 (5.2)
Didn’t fail CPAP (n = 25)7.27 (0.07)8.86 (1.9)
p Value0.0150.037
  • Median duration of nasal CPAP before intubation was 7.5 h (range 1.5–38).

  • CPAP, continuous positive airways pressure.