Acute Respiratory Failure

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  1. If O2 95 what is PO2
    80 (normal)
  2. If O2 is 90 what is PO2?
    60 (lowest acceptable)
  3. If O2 85 what is PO2?
    45-50 (unacceptable)
  4. What happens to metabolism as a resut of low O2
    switches to anaerobic bc cells aren't receiving O2
  5. What happens in COPD? Leads to what
    • High CO2 bc can't exhale CO2
    • R acidosis
    • Low pH
  6. What does hyperventilating lead to?
    • R alkalosis¬†
    • Low CO2 and high pH
  7. Hypercapnia is what and results in what?
    High CO2 and results in vasodilation

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Acute Respiratory Failure
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2017-05-14 17:44:11
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