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Exam 2

goals of O2 therapy for newborns (KNOW!)

SaO2 between 88 & 94%
PaO2 between 60-80 mmHg

Cannula Flow rates for babies

neonates <1 lpm
.25 L = 24-27%
.5 L = 26-32%
1 L = 30-35%

Simple mask

neonate 60-80% on 5 lpm
Peds 50% on 6-8 lpm

Partial rebreather

>40% - <60%

non rebreathing mask

>60% @ 6-15 lpm

venti mask

24-50%

oxyhood

indicated for high humidity & high O2 concentration delivery
analyze O2 near face

disadvantages of HH (head hood)

noise levels
damp bedding
FiO2 dilution

tent

provided:
controlled environment
humidity & aerosol therapy
O2 between 40-50% variable
run flow between 12-15 lpm

hazards of tents

suffocation
hard to achieve higher FiO2
hard to visualize child with high mist
high flows needed to flush CO2
spark toys can cause fire

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