Friday, November 26, 2010

Oxygen Management pg 224 Excelsior 17th Edition CPNE Study Guide notes for self

"AIR  for all management of care Assess - Implement - Reassess/Reevaluate" *page 206

make sure there are no items at the bedside that could spark, remove if present.
verify oxygen delivery - lpm, device, humidity
skin inspection - nares, ears
tolerance to activity - watch for shortness of breath, change in vitals,
oxygen saturation - either by device if assigned or by nail beds, color, cap refill, or clubbing - report if outside of perimeters if <93%

record everything you do and how the patient responds
response to activity
oxygenation status
condition of skin surfaces in contact with oxygen delivery system
oxygenation management measures implemented

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