Oxygen

Description: - Decompression illness added to the high levels of supplemental oxygen for adults with critical illnesses table.- Patients over 50 years of age who are long-term smokers with a history of exertional breathlessness and no other known cause of breathlessness should be treated as having COPD.- Target saturation for patients with paraquat or bleomycin poisoning are 85–88%.
Date Update Posted Online: September 7, 2017
Book: Reference Edition
Section Title: Oxygen
Priority: Green
Guidelines Print Date: September 20, 2017
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