215 oxygenation

  1. what is 4th leading cause of death in America
  2. normal pH
    7.35 - 7.45
  3. normal PaCO2 =
    35 = 45mmHg
  4. HCO3  (bicarbonate) normal levels =
    22 -26mmHg
  5. Is Spiriva an emergency inhaler
  6. Spiriva is a
    bronchodilator and antispasmodic tht works by inhibiting the muscarinic receptors of smooth muscles in the airway.
  7. Prednisone =
    anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant. It decreases inflammatory response of the body.
  8. Albuterol =
    brochodilator works by relaxing smooth muscles of trachea and bronchi
  9. what happens to lungs as we age
    elasticity goes down
  10. when should you take sputum sample
    first thing in the morning
  11. Kussmaul's breathing =
    • type of hyperventilation that accompanies metabolic acidosis
    • body tries to blow off excess CO2
  12. Cheyne-Stokes respiration's =
    marked rythmic waxing of respirations from very deep to very shallow with short periods of apnea commonly caused by chronic diseases, increased intracranial pressure and drug overdose
  13. Biot's respirations
    • cluster respirations
    • shallow breaths interrupted by apnea
    • may be seen in clients with CNS disorders
  14. tidal volume is
    the amount of air that is moved with one inspiration and expiration
  15. average tidal volume =
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215 oxygenation
215 oxygenation