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Acute Hypercapnia & Respiratory Acidosis Associated with Supplemental Oxygen Therapy | COPD

Purpose:

To identify oxygen-induced hypercarbia in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) caused by administration of supplemental oxygen.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

complications

ICD-10:

J44

Description:

A patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may develop acute hypercapnia if supplemental oxygen is given.

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