Letters Safety of oxygen treatment

What about acute coronary syndrome?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1193 (Published 02 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1193
  1. Zishan Sheikh, core medical trainee 11,
  2. Afroze Khan, core surgical trainee 22,
  3. Shahnawaz Khan, foundation year 23
  1. 1Department of Accident and Emergency, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2TT
  2. 2Department of Otolaryngology, Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF
  3. 3Department of Accident and Emergency, St Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 1AA
  1. zishansheikh{at}hotmail.com

    The National Patient Safety Agency considers emergency oxygen treatment in adults, focusing on chronic obstructive airways disease.1 The acute coronary syndrome is also commonly treated with oxygen according to MONA (morphine, oxygen, nitroglycerine, aspirin)—a mnemonic imprinted on the memory of every medical student and …

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