Oxygen therapy should be titrated for morbidly obese inpatients to avoid hyperoxaemia and hypoxaemia, New Zealand research finds. The randomised, crossover trial of 22 morbidly obese adult inpatients found a significantly greater increase in transcutaneous carbon dioxide tension (Ptco2) following 60 minutes of high concentration oxygen therapy compared with 60 minutes of oxygen titrated to ...
Oxygen titration important in obese: study
By Rebecca Jenkins
4 Dec 2017