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CEN - Respiratory

Emergency Nursing Certification Review

What are indications for tracheal intubation? hypoxemia, hyopercapnia, hypoventilation, and obstructed airway
When using a capnometer, what color change indicated correct placement of an ET tube? Yellow
What are the two types of non-invasive positive pressure ventilators? Bi-PAP and CPAP
What is the function of CPAP?CO improves breathing by decreasing preload and afterload for patients with CHF
What are the normal lab values of pH? 7.35 to 7.45 = normal or compensated Less than 7.35 = acidity Greater than 7.45 = alkalinity
What are the normal lab values of PaCO2 (partial pressure of carbon dioxide) 35 to 45 = normal or compensated Less than 35 = alkalosis Greater than 45 = acidosis
What are the normal lab values of HCO3 (Bicarbonate concentration) 22 to 26 = normal or compensated Less than 22 = acidity Greater than 26 = alkalinity
Created by: Vandkvinde