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ICU Protocols pp 107-112 | Cite as

Oxygen Therapy

  • Surinder K. Jindal
  • Ashutosh Nath Aggarwal
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Abstract

Oxygen is the commonest drug used in patients admitted in Intensive Care Unit. There are various methods available for delivering oxygen. Overzealous treatment with oxygen should be avoided due to the risk of oxygen toxicity.

Keywords

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Intensive Care Unit Patient Oxygen Delivery Oxygen Therapy Oxygen Toxicity 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary MedicinePostgraduate Institute of Medical Education & ResearchChandigarhIndia

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