SaO2 and Oxygen Administration

Pass ACLS Tip of the Day

Oct 31 2023 • 4 mins

When treating patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), MONA is an acronym sometimes used to help us remember the initial interventions.

The O in MONA is Oxygen.

When we should administer oxygen to ACS patients.

When O2 administration is unnecessary based on an accurate pulse ox.

Monitoring patient's oxygen saturation (SaO2) using a pulse oximeter.

Review two common ACLS pre-arrest mega code scenarios.

Oxygen administration during CPR and post cardiac arrest.

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