Baseline pulse oximetry

In this unit,we explore the application of pulse oximetry in the assessment of a patient for referral to a home oxygen service. Only if the results are less than 92% should a patient be considered for referral to home oxygen service.

Check out this Tutorial from Claire Hurlin who explores this further.

Oxygen need versus breathlessness

Referral to Home Oxygen Service

Mark as Understood

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