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Respiratory 

Respiratory
Chapter:
Respiratory
Author(s):

Tim Raine

, James Dawson

, Stephan Sanders

, and Simon Eccles

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199683819.003.0008
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date: 09 December 2021

Breathlessness and low sats emergency

Breathlessness and low sats

Stridor in a conscious adult patient

Cough

Call for senior help early if patient deteriorating.

Sit patient up

15l/min O2 in all patients if acutely unwell

Monitor pulse oximeter, BP, defibrillator’s ECG leads if unwell...

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