NCTI- Pharmacology- Drug List A- Oxygen

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NCTI- Pharmacology- Drug List A- Oxygen
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  1. Oxygen
    trade name
    02
  2. Oxygen
    class
    gas
  3. Oxygen
    mechanism of action
    Increases percentage of oxygen in inspired air (FiO2)
  4. Oxygen
    indications
    • Increase oxygen demand
    • Hypoxemia or hypoxia
    • Chest pain of myocardial origin, cardiovascular compromise or emergencies
    • Respiratory insufficiency
    • Neurological diseases or disorders
    • Hypoperfusion state or trauma
  5. Oxygen
    contraindications
    none
  6. Oxygen
    side effects
    Respiratory: dry mucous membranes, upper respiratory irritation, pulmonary edema
  7. Oxygen
    precautions
    • Closely monitor patients with COPD
    • Patients with respiratory insufficiency should be monitored closely to ensure adequate ventilation
    • Non-humidified oxygen may cause drying of the mucous membranes
    • Neonates should not receive high concentrations for long periods of time
  8. Oxygen
    interactions
    none
  9. Oxygen
    routes
    inhaled
  10. Oxygen
    onset and durations
    Onset in 1-2 minutes and may last 30 minutes
  11. Oxygen
    dosages
    • Nasal Cannula 2-6 LPM
    • Simple Face Mask 6-10
    • LPMNonrebreather Mask 10-15 LPM
    • HHN/Neb Mask 6-8 LPM
    • BVM 15 LPM
  12. Oxygen
    notes
    none

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