6. Oxygen Therapy

  1. Janice Mighten RGN, RSCN, MSc, BMed Sci(Hons)
  1. Jayesh Bhatt1 and
  2. Sarah Spencer2

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch6

Children's Respiratory Nursing

Children's Respiratory Nursing

How to Cite

Bhatt, J. and Spencer, S. (2012) Oxygen Therapy, in Children's Respiratory Nursing (ed J. Mighten), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician

  2. 2

    Specialist Practitioner in Children ' s Community Nursing , Nottingham Children ' s Hospital

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197755

Online ISBN: 9781118702680

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Keywords:

  • Ambulatory oxygen therapy;
  • British Thoracic Society (BTS);
  • Children's community nurse (CCN);
  • Chronic neonatal lung disease (CNLD);
  • Echocardiogram (ECG);
  • Hypoxaemia;
  • Long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT);
  • Oxygen therapy;
  • Pathophysiology;
  • Pulse oximetry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathophysiology of Oxygenation

  • Hypoxaemia/Hypoxia

  • Respiratory Failure

  • Pulse Oximetry

  • Home Oxygen Guidelines

  • Long-Term Oxygen Therapy

  • Nursing Management

  • Conclusion

  • References