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BTS Guideline for oxygen use in healthcare and emergency settings

The 2017 guidance is based on new evidence about how effective prescribing and delivery of emergency oxygen for patients can improve health and saved lives. 

Visit our Oxygen Clinical Resource page where you will find a number of useful documents to download. 

Current

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Title Publication Date Description Status
00 BTS Guideline for oxygen use in healthcare and emergency settings 20170501May 2017 Published April 2015. Review due 2020 Valid
01 BTS Guideline for Oxygen use in Healthcare and Emergency Settings - Summary of Recommendations 20170501May 2017 Summary of recommendations and good practice points (BMJ Open Respiratory Research) Valid
02 Oxygen Alert Care template 2017 20170501May 2017 Template for oxygen alert card Valid
03 Web Appendix 1 - Search Strategy 20170501May 2017 Details of the guideline search strategy Valid
04 Web Appendix 2 - Evidence Table 20170501May 2017 Evidence tables  Valid
05 Web Appendix 3 - Summary of guideline for hospital use 20170501May 2017 Summary of guideline for hospital use Valid
06 Web Appendix 4 - Local Oxygen Policy Template 20170501May 2017 Template for local oxygen policy Valid
07 Web Appendix 5 - Summary for ambulance and prehospital settings 20170501May 2017 Guideline summary for use in ambulances, community and prehospital settings  Valid
08 Web Appendix 6 - Patient Information 20170501May 2017 Patient information leaflet Valid
09 Web Appendix 7 - Slide Set for Doctors 20170501May 2017 Teaching slides for doctors  Valid
10 Web Appendix 8 - Slide set for nurses and AHPs 20170501May 2017 Slide set for nurses and AHPs Valid
11 Web Appendix 9 - Key points for hospital managers 20170501May 2017 Key points for hospital managers and oxygen champions Valid
12 Web Appendix 10 - Key points for primary care 20170501May 2017 Key points for primary care Valid
13 Web Appendix 11 - Dissemination and implementation 20170501May 2017 Information on dissemination and implementation of the guideline Valid