MED-Oxygen

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  1. Functional Class
    Oxidizer
  2. Mechanism of Action
    Colorless, odorless, tasteless gas necessary for the breakdown of glucose into usable energy
  3. Indications
    Presence or suspicion of hypoxia
  4. Contraindications
    NONE
  5. Precautions
    • Use cautiously in COPD patients
    • Monitor long-term high flow in neonates as retrolental fibroplasia may develop
    • Open flames
  6. Dosage
    25%-100%
  7. Route
    BLS/ALS airway adjuncts
  8. Note on Dosage
    1 L/minute increase from 25% = 4% increase in dose

    • Example:
    • 1 L/minute = 25%
    • 2 L/minute = 29%
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MED-Oxygen
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MED-Oxygen
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