Expert Video - What signs or symptoms should someone with ILD monitor? What might trigger calling for help?
Susan Jacobs, RN, MSN, FAAN, tells you what interstitial lung disease warning signs to look for as a signal to call your doctor or nurse for help. Changes may happen over days, weeks, or even just a few hours. Learn what changes mean you should call 911 or go to the emergency department. Susan Jacobs also explains why it is helpful to share your oxygen saturation measurements if you do use emergency services or call your doctor.
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