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When setting suction levels prior to suctioning a patient, whether it is oral, nasal, or endotracheal suctioning, the nurse should not set the suction level higher than 120 mmHg. In other words, the nurse should not suction at a pressure greater than 120 mmHg, as doing so provides too much suction and could contribute to hypoxia.
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