BTS guideline for emergency oxygen use in adult patients B R O’Driscoll,1 L S Howard,2 A G Davison3 on behalf of the British Thoracic Society 1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Salford Royal University Hospital, Salford, UK; 2 Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHSCited by: 582. Oct 01, 2008 · The need for a national guideline for emergency oxygen use was recognised by the BTS Standards of Care Committee in 2003. A working party was established with representatives from a wide range of professions involved in oxygen therapy and a lay representative (see full list of guideline group members in section 16).Cited by: 582.
A useful and concise summary on oxygen use in the primary care setting. Covers which patients need oxygen therapy and practical aspects of oxygen use. BTS guideline for emergency oxygen use in adult patients. O'Driscoll BR(1), Howard LS, Davison AG; British Thoracic Society. Collaborators: O'Driscoll R, Davison A, Elliott M, Howard L, Wedzicha J, Mackway-Jones K, Jenkins P, Kishen R, Levy M, Perrott S, Mansfield L, Evans A, Panizzo S, Moore F, Whitmore D, Gibbs S, Martin B, Hinshaw K.Cited by: 582.
May 01, 2017 · This led to the production of the 2008 BTS Guideline for emergency oxygen use in adult patients which was the world's first guideline for emergency oxygen therapy.1 This guideline has been implemented throughout the UK and in many other countries leading to over 500 citations in the medical literature up to the end of 2016.Cited by: 8. Jun 01, 2013 · Educational aims 1. To help readers understand the best way to use oxygen when they care for patients with medical emergencies. 2. To encourage best practice in the use of emergency oxygen therapy. 3. To raise awareness of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) guideline for emergency oxygen use. Summary Oxygen is the most commonly used drug in emergency medicine and when Cited by: 8.
emergency-oxygen-use-in-adult-patients-guideline/ This guideline replaces the 2008 British Thoracic Society guideline for emergency oxygen use. Accepted 17 November 2017 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust, Salford, UK Correspondence to Dr BR O’Driscoll; ronan.o’[email protected] The full Guideline for Cited by: 8. The need for a national guideline for emergency oxygen use was recognised by the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Standards of Care Committee in 2003. A working party was established with representatives from a wide range of professions involved in oxygen therapy and a lay representative.
Oct 18, 2012 · Emergency oxygen use. Oxygen is administered to about a third of emergency ambulance patients, and about 15% of UK hospital patients receive oxygen therapy on any given day.1 2 Common indications for emergency oxygen therapy are shown in box 1, while box 2 shows some common conditions for which oxygen was given routinely in the past but is now recommended only if the Cited by: 12. Oxygen is one of the most widely used drugs, and is used across the whole range of health care specialties. The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for Emergency Oxygen Use in Adult Patients (Thorax, 2008;63[Suppl VI]) is the first national (UK) guideline on this topic, aimed at simplifying oxygen delivery and better protecting acutely ill patients.Cited by: 1.