Skills

Administration of oxygen with a tank mask

Administration of oxygen with a tank mask

Using oxygen with a reservoir mask it is possible to achieve oxygen concentrations in the range of 85-100%. The one-way valves on the mask allow the patient to inhale only oxygen or a gas mixture from the mask, therefore it is essential to completely fill the...

Administering oxygen using a tankless mask, a regular mask

Administering oxygen using a tankless mask, a regular mask

Administration of oxygen using a tankless mask, oxygen is usually administered at a flow rate of 6-10 l/min, and the patient breathes in a mixture of oxygen and air that enters through the side openings of the mask. The concentration of delivered oxygen through an...

Use of a nasal catheter

Use of a nasal catheter

On the nasal catheter, oxygen flows from 1 l/min to a maximum of 6 l/min, achieving oxygen concentrations in the range of 24-44%. It is usually not suitable for unstable patients in emergency situations because high oxygen concentrations cannot be achieved. Equipment:...

Application of oxygen

Application of oxygen

The use of oxygen in medicine refers to the process of providing additional oxygen to patients who have a reduced amount of oxygen in their blood or have difficulty breathing. This is a common practice in medicine and can be applied in different ways depending on the...

Using a pocket mask

Using a pocket mask

A pocket mask is an aid that we use during resuscitation in cardiopulmonary resuscitation if equipment for advanced airway maintenance is not available. It is ideal when used by people who are not medical professionals, i.e. lay people. The mask is transparent to...

Assisted ventilation with mask and self-expanding balloon

Assisted ventilation with mask and self-expanding balloon

Assisted ventilation with a mask and self-expanding balloon usually refers to a method of providing breathing support to a patient, often during medical emergencies. Here is an explanation of the components and procedures involved in this technique: Assisted...

Immobilization of the cervical spine

Immobilization of the cervical spine

Cervical spine immobilization is a procedure performed to stabilize the cervical spine and prevent possible damage or worsening of existing cervical spine injuries. This procedure is often used for suspected cervical spine injury following trauma, such as car...

Basic life support procedures

Basic life support procedures

Basic life support procedures Check for safety before approaching an injured person. Determine if there are any hazards such as fire, landslides, floods, hazardous gases, etc. Assess the injured person's consciousness by gently shaking both shoulders and asking...