Sahel Medical Journal

: 2001  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35--42

Oxygen therapy in pediatrics

Satish Deopujari 
 Shree Nursing Home, Nagpur, India

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Satish Deopujari
Shree Nursing Home, Nagpur

Oxygen therapy is the most important aspect of supportive care in the management of a criticallv ill child. Knowledge of the physiology of oxygenation is a key to proper oxygen therapy. High flow .systems are more dependable devices for oxygenation and their use needs to be stressed. Patients on oxygen need close monitoring. Ventilatory support and Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) is mandatory in some patients in addition to oxygen therapy for the prevention and treatment of hypoxia. {Indian J Pediatr 2000; 67(12): 885-891/

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Deopujari S. Oxygen therapy in pediatrics.Sahel Med J 2001;4:35-42

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