Nasal high flow therapy

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Nasal high flow therapy (NHF) increases airway pressure and induces wash-out. Both effects are hard to assess in-vivo and large uncertainties exist. We therefore make 3D-prints of faces and upper airways of humans and measure pressures and wash-out. In addition we develop new methods to determine respiration patterns based on non-invasive measurements. We aim at relating the observed patterns to the health status of patients.