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Understanding Oxygenation in Nursing - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Assisting in the treatment and recovery of patients requires that nurses aid in the oxygenation process. This chapter defines all the aspects of oxygenation and looks at how it works. The lessons detail specific factors, techniques and tools of this respiratory process. Take a short quiz following each lesson to test your knowledge of the subject matter and feel free to contact a knowledgeable instructor with any questions. These lessons cover such specifics as:
- Examination of a nursing case study
- Some disturbances of respiration
- Good oxygenation techniques
- What influences oxygenation
|The Anatomy, Physiology & Functions of the Respiratory System||Get the facts about the respiratory system.|
|Common Respiratory Disturbances||Discover various disturbances of the respiratory system.|
|Factors the Influence Oxygenation||Learn about different factors affecting oxygenation.|
|Techniques Used to Promote Oxygenation||Explore techniques that positively affect oxygenation.|
|Nursing Case Study: Oxygenation||Examine an actual case study relating to oxygenation and nursing.|
1. Common Respiratory Disturbances
Have you ever wondered what conditions are related to respiratory function and how they are treated? Learn more about common respiratory disturbances and test your knowledge with a quiz.
2. Techniques Used to Promote Oxygenation
Have you ever wondered why there are so many different ways to deliver oxygen to patients? Learn more about the different techniques that are used to promote and maintain oxygen, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.
3. Nursing Case Study: Oxygenation
In this lesson, you're going to explore a case study involving an issue with a person's oxygenation. You'll be asked questions along the way to test your knowledge and critical thinking skills.
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