ABG

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cmiller
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ABG
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2011-11-16 12:42:07
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ABG's and ph balance
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  1. Normal ph level
    7.35-7.45
  2. A patient with ABG lab values of decreased ph, decreased HCO3, and decreased PCO2 is an indication of ____?
    metabolic acidosis
  3. What are the lab indications for metabolic acidosis
    • Low ph
    • low bicarb
    • low CO2 level
  4. Common causes include: lactic acidosis, ketoacidosis, starvation, renal failure and shock.
    metabolic acidosis
  5. <7.35
    metabolic acidosis or respiratory acidosis
  6. A patient presents with lab values showing decreased ph level, elevated HCO3, and elevated PCO2 is presenting with signs of
    Respiratroy acidosis
  7. Common causes include: COPD, barbituate or sedative OD, pneumonia, atelectasis, guillian-barre, mechanical hypovenitlation
    respiratory acidosis
  8. Common causes included:hyperventilation, mechanical hypervenitlation,encephalitis, brian injury, septicemia
    respiratory alkalosis
  9. A patient presents with lab values showing increased ph level, decreased HCO3, and decreased PCO2 is in
    respiratory alkalosis
  10. >7.45
    metabolic or respiratory alkalosis
  11. normal HCO3 level in the arterial blood
    22-26
  12. Normal pO2 level in the arterial blood
    80-100
  13. Normal o2 level in the level
    95-100
  14. Normal pCO2 level in arterial blood
    35-45%

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