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Pulse oximetry

01 September 1999

Emergency Nurse

CPD

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to enable nurses working in various clinical areas to use pulse oximetry safely for the benefit of...

Pulse oximetry

07 July 1999

Nursing Standard

CPD

The aim of this article is to enable nurses working in various clinical areas to use pulse oximetry safely for the benefit of patients. Nurses working in some...

Oxygen administration

01 October 2001

Paediatric Nursing

CPD

The aim of this article is to update nurses on the properties of oxygen, how it should be prescribed, different ways of administering and what the indications are...

Arterial blood gas analysis

04 February 2004

Nursing Standard

CPD

With increasing use of arterial blood gas analysis in various ward and other hospital settings to aid medical diagnosis and management, nurses who can interpret...

Oxygen administration

08 October 2001

Paediatric Nursing

Continuing professional development oxygen administration

Nurses frequently have to administer oxygen but it should be remembered that oxygen could have harmful effects as well as beneficial ones; it is often forgotten that...

Domiciliary oxygen therapy:assessment and management

27 January 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article examines assessment and management strategies for all categories of domiciliary oxygen therapy for adult patients. It highlights the evidence...

Domiciliary oxygen therapy: assessment and management

21 January 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article examines assessment and management strategies for all categories of domiciliary oxygen therapy for adult patients. It highlights the evidence...

Long-term, ambulatory and short-burst oxygen therapy in the community

09 July 2009

Primary Health Care

CPD

This article examines assessment and management strategies for all categories of domiciliary oxygen therapy for adult patients. It highlights the evidence...

Oxygen therapy for older people

01 July 2004

Nursing Older People

CPD

Oxygen therapy requires careful assessment before treatment is commenced and ongoing monitoring. Teresa Smith reviews the use of oxygen with older people and...

Oxygen therapy for acutely ill patients in community settings

13 October 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

Given the trend to manage patients with more severe exacerbations of chronic respiratory conditions in the community, nurses will increasingly be required to assess...