What is the indication for supplemental oxygen in the acute management of stroke?

Updated: Sep 08, 2017
  • Author: Edward C Jauch, MD, MS, FAHA, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Supplemental oxygen is recommended when the patient has a documented oxygen requirement. To date, there is conflicting evidence whether supernormal oxygenation improves outcome.


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