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1

For most acutely ill patients, what should the target O2 saturation level be?

94 - 98%

2

For patients at risk of hypercapnic respiratory failure, what should the target O2 saturation level be?

88 - 92%

3

Which patients should have their O2 saturation levels checked?

All breathless and acutely ill patients

4

What should be immediately done for critically ill patients?

High flow O2 administration

5

What is hypoxaemia?

Abnormally low concentration of oxygen in the blood

6

What is hypoxia?

Deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching the tissues

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