1001: Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain what nitric oxide is and why healthcare professionals areso interested.
  • Identify the physical and biological properties of nitric oxide.
  • Summarize research findings regarding use of nitric oxide therapyin animals and humans.
  • Identify and discuss the three major areas of concern regardingthe toxicity of nitric oxide.
  • Identify and explain the effects of nitric oxide therapy.
  • List and explain the clinical indications for inhaled nitric oxidetherapy.
  • Identify monitoring systems and procedures associated with nitric oxide therapy.
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