Administration of 100% oxygen at >1 atm (typically 2–3 atm)
Mechanisms of action:
Increases oxygen availability at the cellular level:
Breathing 100% oxygen at 3 atm supplies enough ...
Arterial gas embolism
Carbon monoxide toxicity
Soft tissue infections:
Establish IV access.
Cardiac monitor (when appropriate)
Determine need for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Fill any devices ...
Significant carbon monoxide toxicity
Fill any devices with balloons (Foley catheters, endotracheal tubes) with fluid to avoid rupture during therapy.
Check for occult pneumothorax.
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958.0 Air embolism
986 Toxic effect of carbon monoxide
993.3 Caisson disease
T58.94XA Toxic effect of carb monx from unsp source, undet, init
T70.3XXA Caisson disease [decompression sicknes...
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