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Hypoxia – Signs and Symptoms Nursing Mnemonic

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  • Early Hypoxia:
  • R-Restlessness
  • A-Anxiety
  • T-Tachycardia / Tachypnea
  • Late Hypoxia:
  • B-Bradycardia
  • E-Extreme Restlessness
  • D-Dyspnea

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Patients experiencing hypoxia will initially demonstrate signs of anxiety and restlessness. As hypoxia continues, the patients conditions deteriorates to bradycardia and dyspnea.

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