Oxygen - the Good and the Bad, the Pink and the Blue
When is oxygen therapy, and when is it not? You may be surprised. Recent evidence shows that there are now some conditions where oxygen therapy is contraindicated, and may even cause harm. Use this session to update your knowledge on why, when, and how oxygen therapy is administered.
John Serginson has been a Nurse Practitioner: respiratory care at the Caboolture Hospital since 2010. He completed his Nurse Practitioner master's degree at the University of Queensland (UQ) with clinical training at The Prince Charles Hospital. He is an adjunct lecturer in the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery. With 29 years’ experience as a nurse (16 in respiratory care), his research interests include domiciliary oxygen, inhaled therapy, and COPD models of care.