Jun 04, 2008
I recently had an attack of COPD that resulted in using oxygen. Two hours later I was no better so I increased
the oxygen level. Ten minutes later I instructed my wife to call an ambulance. Fortunitly I was revived via IV with
steriods. At the hospital a nurse said that someone with COPD should not have a level of oxygen much over 95%
because there is a danger the body can not expel the excess carbon dioxide. In her openion I had "carbon
When the oxygen mechime was delivered, I was not instructed on how or when to use it. -Only given a basic
Could my hospital experience be from carbon dixiode posioning?