eMediNexus, 14-04-2019
#Pulmonary Medicine

Which is the most relevant knowledge about oxygen administration to a patient with COPD?
  •    Oxygen at 1-2L/min is given to maintain the hypoxic stimulus for breathing.
  •    Hypoxia stimulates the central chemoreceptors in the medulla that makes the client breath.
  •    Oxygen is administered best using a non-rebreathing mask
  •    Blood gases are monitored using a pulse oximeter