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Chapter Listing

Using Critical Thinking to Manage Oxygen Therapies - DEMO


To summarize, let’s use  to pull all of this information together. Adequate oxygenation and perfusion rely on multiple collaborative processes. Key concepts to actively link with nursing care are:

  • To compare normal and expected function with altered function as revealed through a patient assessment
  • To recognize the contribution of the patient past medical history to assessment findings
  • To define and identify an inability to compensate based on overall health and nutritional status 
  • To closely research, monitor and trend laboratory and diagnostic test data to accurately respond to patient changes
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