Oxygen need versus breathlessness

In this unit, we explore the difference between breathlessness and hypoxia, and the multi-factorial cause of breathlessness in COPD.

Remember, in COPD patients tend to develop inefficiencies in their ventilatory capacity, and oxygen should not be considered unless there is also abnormalities in their oxygen levels.

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

Baseline pulse oximetry

Mark as Understood

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