Early Detection of Respiratory Depression: Using the Best Monitoring Strategies–
Define sedation and opioid-induced respiratory depression (RD)
Discuss the current status of monitoring for RD.
Discuss the impact of procedural sedation and analgesia in the incidence of respiratory depression.
Describe the role of pulse oximetry, capnography, and pulmonary indices in detecting alveolar hypoventilation.
1.0 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists