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Image of oxygen wris bands.

Front-line clinicians at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have developed a system of colour-coded silicone wristbands which state the patient’s target saturation range, designed to ensure the correct level of oxygen is prescribed.

Pulse oximeter on a finger.

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) have launched a guideline for oxygen use in adults in healthcare and emergency settings. The guideline covers a range of topics including blood gas physiology, prescribing, target saturations, weaning and audit.