Acute Respiratory Failure
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If O2 95 what is PO2
If O2 is 90 what is PO2?
60 (lowest acceptable)
If O2 85 what is PO2?
What happens to metabolism as a resut of low O2
switches to anaerobic bc cells aren't receiving O2
What happens in COPD? Leads to what
- High CO2 bc can't exhale CO2
- R acidosis
- Low pH
What does hyperventilating lead to?
- R alkalosis
- Low CO2 and high pH
Hypercapnia is what and results in what?
High CO2 and results in vasodilation
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