Myths in EM: Know Better, Do Better: The Last Gasp for Oxygen Therapy in STEMI?

From Emergency Medicine News:

As much as we love to give patients oxygen, there is good quality evidence to nudge us beyond “no benefit” in giving supplemental oxygen to patients with STEMI and SpO2 ≥ 94% to “potential for harm.” I’ll keep on taking off those oxygen masks when I see these patients in the ED, and will be encouraging my colleagues to do so, too. And I’m going to have to come up with a more accurate mnemonic to teach to medical students.

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