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Name 10 standard item you would find on Chest Xray
  • Trachea
  • Carina
  • Ribs
  • Clavicle
  • Scapula
  • Cardiac Shadow
  • Aortic Arch
  • Diaphragm
  • Costophrenic Angles
  • ET tube
Name 5 complications associated with arterial punctures
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Infection
  • Hematoma
  • Thrombosis
  • Hemorrhage
Precautions to avoid complications associated with Arterial Punctures
  • Modified Allen's Test
  • Proper infection control
  • Wear protective epuipment
  • Review Pt chart for contraindicators
Respiratory Acidosis is when pH is _____ and PaCO2 is ______
  • pH is low
  • PaCO2 is high
How do we correct respiratory acidosis ?
  • Improve alveolar ventilation
  • Increase RR, Vt, Ve
Respiratory Alkalosis is when pH is _____ and PaCO2 is _______.
  • pH is high
  • PaCO2 is low
How do we correct respiratory alkalosis ?
Remove stimulus causing hyperventilation
Metabolic Alkalosis is when pH is _______ and HCO3 is ________.
  • pH is high
  • HCO3 is high
How do we correct Metabolic Alkalosis ?
  • Restore normal fluid volume
  • Restore electrolyte concentrations
Metabolic Acidosis is when pH is _______ and HCO3 is ______.
  • pH is low
  • HCO3 is low
How do we correct Metabolic Acidosis ?
Infuse NaHCO3
What is Anemic hypoxia ?
Reduction of O2 carrying capacity in blood due to decreased hemoglobin or altered hemoglobin.
What causes Anemic Hypoxia ?
  • Anemia
  • Abnormal hemoglobin
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