Oxygen

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dunks406
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15021
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Oxygen
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2010-04-18 03:44:39
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Oxygen
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  1. Class
    Gas
  2. Pharmacology and Actions
    Enters into the body via the respiratory system. Transported by hemoglobin / RBC ; essential gas to sustain life
  3. Indications
    To manage any situation where hypoxia may be suspected
  4. Contraindications
    None in the emergency setting
  5. Precautions and Side Effects
    • Dry Mucous Membrane
    • Irritation of the upper respiratory tract
  6. Dosage
    Hypoxia 100% by inhalation

    • Nasal Cannula - 1-6 LPM
    • Simple Mask - 8-10 LPM
    • Non-Rebreather - 10-15 LPM
    • BVM - 15+
    • CPAP - 20+

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