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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.

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