Assessment of Oxygenation

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Course Objectives:


  1. Explain the physiological requirements for adequate tissue oxygenation
  2. Interpret values for all parameters pertaining to tissue oxygenation
  3. Discriminate between hypoxemic & non-hypoxemic hypoxia
  4. Given clinical data, evaluate status of oxygenation
  5. Explain the rationale, compensatory mechanisms, & precautions associated with permissive hypoxemia