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Oxygen Therapy

Clarification on oxygen delivery for COVID-19 Patient

Submission ID: 19

Question: 

I just have a question in regards to oxygen treatment. With the recent memorandum it states that in all cases high flow oxygen delivery should be avoided unless via ETT/SGA. Does this mean we are no longer able to use a BVM for a patient who is severely short of breath when a high concentration/low flow masks with a submicron filter is no longer able to maintain an appropriate 02 saturation level?

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