Priority assessment..Respiratory or cardiovascular? - page 2

Hi, I am having trouble figuring out which one would be the priority assessment for a patient with eating disorders and having shortness of breath + hypokalemia. Would it be respiratory? I thought ... Read More

  1. by   pockunit
    A K level that low gets priority over resp stuff, no question. With no levels and not much to go on, ABCs would be the way to go, however. In this case, though, absolutely go with F&E.