QOW March 12-2017

QOW March 12-2017

THRIVE is a soft-tubing nasal cannula system (60 -70 LPM humidified O2).  May provide ≤1 hr of apnea, with SpO2 ≥90% and PaCO2 ≤120.

Choose all factors that might decrease safe apnea time and cause desaturation.

  1. Airway occlusion
  2. Small children
  3. Obesity
  4. Critical illness
  5. Pulmonary shunt
  6. Pregnancy
  7. Increased oxygen consumption
  8. Inadequate preoxygenation
Courtesy of Dr. Katherine Gil and Dr. Meltem Yilmaz
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
2017-03-15T06:51:53+00:00