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Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 7
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 30 Apr 2021
Last Reviewed: 30 Apr 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes
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Oxygen administration may be initiated for a variety of reasons. Increased metabolic demand, maintenance of oxygenation while providing anesthesia, supplementation during treatment of lung illnesses that affect oxygen exchange, treatment of headaches, carbon monoxide exposure are a few of the examples for its initiation. Oxygen is necessary for basic metabolic demand in the body, and it is an important part of resuscitation in many acute illnesses, as well as maintenance of chronic hypoxemic diseases. This activity will highlight the mechanism of action, adverse event profile, and other key factors pertinent to members of the interprofessional team in the management of patients with hypoxemia and related conditions. This activity discusses the interprofessional evaluation and treatment of patients needing oxygen therapy.
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Authors: Manuel Weekley
Editors: Lauren Bland
Editors-In-Chief: Grant GooldRon FellerKyle Cohen
Chief Medical Reviewer: Donna Aileen Trovela
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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