Pulse oximetry

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  • Adenoma Case Study

    they have been unable to get regular care and checkups. Initial examination reveals an uncomfortable, skinny boy. Vital signs are: temperature 37.5ºC (99.5ºF), heart rate 110 beats/min, blood pressure 90/40 mmHg, respiratory rate 20 breaths/min, pulse oximetry 99% on room air. Cardiac, abdominal, and lung examination are normal. Ophthalmologic exam reveals a gray-colored lesion in the back of the globe. Dermatologic exam reveals adenoma sebaceum on the face, hypomelanotic macules, periungal…

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  • Summary: The SUPPORT Study

    Introduction Research studies are an important component in providing evidence-based practice care to patients. Human beings research focused on enhancing the knowledge and understanding of the human welfare, or the social and cultural dynamic of our beings. Research studies are imperative for arrays of reasons: to validate the social and scientific theories, alleviate the human suffering related to illness, to analyze and evaluate health policy, to dispel myths, and to understand human…

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  • Pathophysiology Of Pneumonia Essay

    Pneumonia is an inflammatory infection of the lungs that primarily affects the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. Pneumonia is a major health concern in the United States and a key cause of mortality and morbidity. Pneumonia can be acquired in the community, in the hospital environment, by aspiration, or inhalation of infective microorganisms (Cilloniz, Martin-Loeches, Garcia-Vidal, San Jose, and Torres, 2016). The purpose of this paper will be to educate and inform on the pneumonia…

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  • Trachea In Cats Essay

    What is Hole in the Trachea in Cats? The trachea, also known as the windpipe, is a tube made of cartilage that allows air to pass from the throat to the larynx to the bronchi in the lungs. When the trachea becomes perforated via a small hole or tear in the cartilage, the air that normally passes into the lungs goes into the surrounding tissues. This creates pockets of air under the skin, in the mediastinum (the area in-between the lungs), around the heart, in the chest cavity and in the…

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  • Bronchiectasis Exacerbation Case Study

    Pulse oximetry was taped on patient’s toe. False desaturation was noticed from irregular waveforms and was corrected when patient uncrossed legs. • Chest assessment – Wheezes were heard on expiration in the right upper lobe, right middle lobe, and right lower…

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  • Episode Of My Dream Of Jeannie

    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE As a child I remember watching an episode of ‘I dream of Jeannie’ which within the world of my childhood innocence brought about a spirit of magic. I recollect spurts of apparition amongst the characters, moving from one place to another in literally the blink of an eyelid. But what remained back in my head was the crux of the entire series where one can see the genie named ‘Jeannie’ living in a bottle with all her belongings and a room like structure all within that thin…

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  • The Importance Of Anesthesia

    unconsciousness and unaware during the entire surgery. Based on this anesthesia it is important to monitor the patient’s vital signs continuously intra-op and post-op. Vital signs to monitor include, heart rate, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respirations, pulse oximetry, and exhaled tidal volume (Ignatavicius & Workman 2013). If the anesthesiologist…

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  • Situational Analysis: The Owlet Baby Care Inc.

    In addition, Owlet device tries to mimic the hospital grade monitors by adding an alarm that signals off alerts (). Owlet is working on achieving the same level of pulse oximetry readings from newborn infants as hospital monitors are (). The disadvantages to this device are there “no mention of privacy and hacker concerns” (). Political/Legal Currently, the device is not FDA approved and is not appropriate for clinical…

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  • Hypoxia Case Study Essay

    first with the inclusion of signs, symptoms, related lab tests, and diagnostic values. She also has a long history of tobacco abuse in the form of smoking. When admitted, her vital signs were as followed: a pulse rate of 54, respirations at 16, blood pressure of 119/71 mmHg, a pulse oximetry reading of 97% on 3L of supplemental oxygen per nasal cannula, and was reportedly afebrile. During the course of her hospital stay she had an event of acute recurrent hypoxia that required an intermittent…

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  • The Importance Of Sedation In Dental Procedures

    It is critical for patients undergoing any dental procedure that they are made aware of all the options available to them for having their treatment carried out. For many people having to undertake dental treatment is a very unpleasant prospect. We see people every day with varying levels of apprehension from the slightly anxious to those with a severe phobia. Good sedation practice requires the consideration of a range of non-pharmacological and pharmacological methods of anxiety management in…

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