Are my answers correct? - page 2
Please let me know if I have the correct answer to the following questions: 1.- the physician orders and ABG for a pt, receiving O2 at 6L/min per simple mask. Results show: PH=7.37, PCO2=42,... Read More
Sep 17, '07Specialty: ICU, oncology, orthopedics, med/surge ; Joined: Jul '06; Posts: 115; Likes: 25Hmmm.... I can hear my instructor's voice echoing in my head. Safety, safety, safety... However, wouldn't hemorrhage qualify as a safety issue? I would pick hemorrhage.
As for the first answer, I think document the data since all data is within normal range. The PO2 level threw me off at first but that's because I was thinking of SaO2 which should be at 95 or above... A mistake I commonly make with all my tests....