Flashcards in Oxygen Prescription Deck (6)
For most acutely ill patients, what should the target O2 saturation level be?
94 - 98%
For patients at risk of hypercapnic respiratory failure, what should the target O2 saturation level be?
88 - 92%
Which patients should have their O2 saturation levels checked?
All breathless and acutely ill patients
What should be immediately done for critically ill patients?
High flow O2 administration
What is hypoxaemia?
Abnormally low concentration of oxygen in the blood