Oxygenation Without Intubation

  • Irene Permut
  • Wissam Chatila


After studying this chapter, you should be able to: Identify different devices for supplying oxygen therapy. Describe the mode of function of different oxygen-supplying devices. Select specific devices to deliver oxygen in different patient populations. Adjust the oxygen delivery devices to ensure adequate oxygen supplementation.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Obstructive Sleep Apnea Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Noninvasive Ventilation Nasal Cannula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irene Permut
    • 1
  • Wissam Chatila
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineTemple University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineTemple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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