Martin I. Herman wrote:
> I have used nonrebreather masks with high flow oxygen to treat
> hyperventilation syndrome prior to giving vistaril or some other
> concern is not for the hypercarbia, which we want to induce to a mild
> but rather the low inhaled oxygen when using a paper baag..ie expired
> air has
> O2 content of about 16%, which for someone with vasospasm, tetany etc
> may not
> be high enough to assure tissue perfusion.
Good Idea !I must admit that I just usually resort to IV Lorazepam 1-2
mg which works better than any paper bag I've found.
Alan Beamsley, D.O.
Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital
Gallup, NM 87301
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