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Oxygen Therapy Oxygen Oxygen is a drug When administered to a patient, its use must be recorded on a Clinical Record Form. Most patients in the emergency situation need oxygen therapy e.g. CPR Cardiac Conditions Lung Disease Major Trauma Head Injuries Unconscious Patient Acute Asthma

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oxygen therapy

Oxygen Therapy

Community First Responder

oxygen
Oxygen
  • Oxygen is a drug
  • When administered to a patient, its use must be recorded on a Clinical Record Form.

Community First Responder

indications
Most patients in the emergency situation need oxygen therapy e.g.

CPR

Cardiac Conditions

Lung Disease

Major Trauma

Head Injuries

Unconscious Patient

Acute Asthma

Epilepsy

CVA

Shortness of Breath

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning or other Toxins

Indications

Community First Responder

contraindications
Contraindications
  • Paraquat Poisoning (Weed killer)
    • O2 increases damage to the lungs
  • Hyperventilation
    • O2 Doesn’t harm, doesn’t help either

Community First Responder

administration
Administration
  • In an emergency situation, give 100% through a non-rebreather mask
  • Show caution in patients with chronic lung disease
    • Monitor the patient, don’t withhold O2 from a patient who may need it.

Community First Responder

s a f e t y
S A F E T Y

No Smoking!

  • Oil or grease must not come into contact with oxygen equipment
    • Risk of compression ignition
  • Avoid running the cylinder empty (Exchange cylinders with ambulance crews)

Community First Responder

practical session
Demonstrate competence with the equipment and its operation

On/off control

Contents gauge

Flow rate

Tubing connector

Identify all available oxygen masks

Practical Session

Community First Responder

what did i say
What did I say?
  • Who should not receive oxygen?
  • Why not?

Community First Responder

questions
Questions?

Community First Responder

summary
Summary
  • NEVER withhold O2 from a patient who may need it
  • ALWAYS record it’s use
  • ALWAYS monitor your patient

Community First Responder

summary11
Summary
  • Nobody ever died from being oxygenated
  • Everyone dies from a lack of it!

Community First Responder