oxygen device

  1. What is the lowest and highest flow for these oxygen devices?

    1. nasal cannula
    2. simple mask
    3. non-rebreather
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  3. by   RRTM2
    1. nasal cannula: 1-6l
    2. simple mask: 6-12l
    3. non-rebreather: min 15l - keep the bag inflated
    (usually the flowmeter is maxed for a trauma or a code)
  4. by   jmgrn65
    Quote from rrtm2
    1. nasal cannula: 1-6l
    2. simple mask: 6-12l
    3. non-rebreather: min 15l - keep the bag inflated
    (usually the flowmeter is maxed for a trauma or a code)



    :yeahthat:
  5. by   Medic15251
    Actually there are high flow nasal cannulas that go higher than 6lpm and non rebreathers are 12-15 lpm.
  6. by   jmgrn65
    Quote from Medic15251
    Actually there are high flow nasal cannulas that go higher than 6lpm and non rebreathers are 12-15 lpm.
    yea they are oximizers technically a nasal cannula but not.
  7. by   AnnieOaklyRN
    Nasal cannulas can also go less than 1 liter for peds...

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