Links To The 2017 BTS Guidelines for oxygen use in healthcare and emergency settings

The links in Resource (1) below provide the outstanding 2017 guidelines for the  appropriate use of oxygen therapy  in every acute care setting. For home oxygen use (long term oxygen therapy [LTOT] see Resources (2) and (3)

See Summary of Guideline Recommendations and Good Practice Points from Resource (1) [This page is from the emedicine/medscape article on the guidelines]


(1) 2017 BTS Guideline for oxygen use in healthcare and emergency settings [This is the  link to the full text PDF of the guidelines] [PubMed Citation]

(2) British Thoracic Society guidelines for home oxygen use in adults. [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF] Thorax 2015;70(Suppl 1): i1–43.

(3) British Thoracic Society quality standards for home oxygen use in adults [PubMed Abstract] [Full Text HTML] [Full Text PDF]. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2017 Sep 18;4(1):e000223. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2017-000223. eCollection 2017.


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