Your conscious patient has become combative and confused, and his respiratory rate has decreased, and he is becoming more cyanosed. What are the steps in assisting his respirations?
- Position patient supine.
- Apply the mask to the patient's face; gently squeeze the bag each time the patient begins to inhale.
- Prepare the suction and oropharyngeal airway.
- Ensure that the bag-valve-mask is connected to high flow oxygen.