Thursday, December 1, 2011

Oxygen Protocols

Where I currently work we are looking to implement a better Oxygen protocol where the RT's are more involved/informed about major changes to a patients oxygen use, for example a patient is on 2L nasal cannula and is increased to a non re-breather mask we want to be informed.

So what I'm looking for is if anyone reading this could send me a basic idea of what your O2 protocols are your respective hospital or any ideas you could send my way.  I have used protocols at prior workplaces and some I like but just want to see what else is out there for use to improve our care and possibly decrease the length of time a patient might be on oxygen.


6 comments:

Deborah said...

Interesting post and thanks for sharing. A few things in here I have not consider before. Thanks for creating such a great post which is perfectly written. Keep Blogging!

Thanks,
Deborah of respiratory clinical

Djanvk said...
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Lung Lover said...

A little late I guess, sorry I didn't comment earlier. In our hospital the policy is that if a patient is on 6 lpm or greater respiratory regularly assesses. As soon as they reach a liter flow >5 we are called in to consult.

Douglas Kohn said...

Thanks for the info I'll take that into account.

jane sage said...

So how did things work out? Curious.

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