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Submitted by admin on June 23, 2011 - 2:08pm
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Specific Health Issues: Nebulizer -- SHNIC School Nurses Information
- Reason why student requires nebulizer treatments.
- Any activity limitations.
- Baseline lung sounds, color, rate and peak flow parameters.
- Medication knowledge and protective measures.
- Any allergens that might be triggers for asthma attack.
- Student's knowledge of nebulizer treatments, as well as early signs and symptoms of distress.
- Does student miss school because of respiratory distress?
- Peak flow guidelines.
- Need for chest PT, as well as timed nebulizer treatments.
- Response of treatments.
- Emergency protocols and guidelines.
- Training of staff regarding signs and symptoms of respiratory distress.