Level 2: Care Pathways

The patient has a clearly defined problem but there may be a small number of additional factors that affect how treatment is provided.

Nursing Theme 2 - Respiration

  • Oxygen therapy greater than 35%
  • Regular chest physiotherapy, for example 2-6 hourly
  • Ongoing care of BIPAP or CPAP
  • Ongoing care of chest drain with complications
  • Ongoing care of established or stable tracheostomy