Acute Respiratory Failure

  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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331486
Card Set
Acute Respiratory Failure
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Acute Respiratory Failure
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