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Oxygen Venturi Mask
Hyperbaric vs oxygen: No, it is not. Oxygen with a mask or nasal cannula supplied by a tank is not delivered under pressure. Hyperbaric chambers deliver oxygen under pressure so that the level of oxygen in the body tissues exceeds those values that oxygen is delivered via sea level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bronchictasis pt.On sup oxy at 28% venturi mask 4LPM.ABG on sup oxygen-pH 7.49 pCO2 46.7 pO2 93.1 HCO3 36.1.Still hav suffocation,hav to inhale deeply?
Combined problem: Need more info to better answer. From info available it sounds like either combination of bronchial tubes spasm, some anxiety, and some retained secretions. Helpful items could be handheld nebulizer treatments with bronchial tube relaxing medication, chest PT to help mobilize secretions, and a small amount of medication to help reduce anxiety. A virtual consult would allow a more thorough answer. ...Read more
The following:: Must not - people with a collapsed lung or are using medications that impair wound healing (cisplatin, sulfamylon), affect the lungs (bleomycin) or other (doxorubicin, disulfiram). Might not - those with asthma, claustrophobia, copd, pregnancy, an epidural pain pump, a pacemaker, seizure disorder, upper respiratory infection, high fever, eustachian tube dysfunction, or congenital spherocytosis. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Most building stores: The proper respirator to protect against asbestos is a p100. Those are easy to find, but they need to be properly fit tested to offer protection. You also need to keep in mind that proper clothing has to be used along with procedures to minimize dust. The right and safe thing to do is to get certified in asbestos removal. ...Read more
Depends...: In severe pulmonary embolism, the oxygen level in the body may decrease to levels that require supplemental oxygen. Most of these patients would be hospitalized for their treatment and once the clot resolves, oxygen level should return to baseline levels. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Great: Hepa filters are one of the best filters. Use according to room size. They are great. ...Read more
Use ABG: The problem with co monoxide poisoning is that the co binds tightly to the hemoglobin and if you use saturation, yes that ligand is occupied and will be saturated so saturation is up in the spectrophotometry method. The actual method which is the blood gas will show how much o2 is bound to the hemoglobin. ...Read more
Hbot: caretaker in chamber w/ pt breathes room air at 2.4 ata + pt exhaled pco2. No o2 mask provided for caretaker. What are risks to latter?
Not much: it might screen out some of the larger particulate matter, but not the smaller particles as well as the molecules in the smoke, like formaldehyde and carbon monoxide. The best treatment is to prevent it. If people are smoking in your home, don't allow it. If you don't have a choice, try negotiating a 'smoking room' which could be outfitted with "smoke-eaters." Check with your towns laws on this. ...Read more
Age81/M cant cough, heavy lung congestion, aspiration, saturation 95 at 3 units oxygen, BP, ECG, pulse normal. Troubled breathing due to secretions. ?
Should survivors of pulmonary emboli avoid exposure to aresol products like air fresheners and cleaning chemicals?
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