Pulmonary Function-Assessment of Exertional Hypoxemia

Medical Directive ID: 
MED-2019-003
Lead Contact Person: 
Meghan Rumford, Coordinator, Medicine Services
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. David McCormack, Coordinator, Medicine Services
Program: 
Medicine/Respirology/Pulmonary Function
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Sunday, November 13, 2022
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
St. Joseph’s
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
Out-Patients
Order: 

The Registered Respiratory Therapist will perform arterial blood gas sampling as part of the assessment of exertional hypoxemia (home oxygen assessment). 

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Signatures

SurnameKnown ByDate Signed
FarquharDonaldHave Not Signed
LewisJamesJan 9 2020 12:50:01:950PM
MackenzieConstanceJan 2 2020 02:12:47:847AM
McCormackDavidMar 1 2020 10:55:15:973AM
YamashitaCoryDec 17 2019 09:29:11:807AM