Nursing Acid-base Balance

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1.  What is the normal range of carbon dioxide (CO2) in arterial blood?
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2.  What is the normal range of bicarbonate ion (HCO3-) in arterial blood?
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3.  What is the normal range of pH in the body?
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4.  If HCO3- caused the acidosis or the alkalosis, it is what?
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5.  If the CO2 and the HCO3- caused the imbalance, it is what?
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6.  If the CO2 caused the acidosis or alkalosis, it is what?
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7.  When there is an abnormal pH and change in one blood parameter. It is
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8.  When all 3 values--- pH, HCO3-, CO2 are abnormal. It is
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9.  When pH is normal, both HCO3 and CO2 are abnormal. It is
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10.  When all parameters of pH, HCO3-, and CO2 are normal. It is
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11.  PH 7.31, CO2 50mmHg, HCO3- 22mEq/L
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12.  PH 7.46, CO2 32mmHg, HCO3- 23mEq/L
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13.  PH 7.30, CO2 46 mmHg, HCO3 16 mEq/L
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14.  PH 7.31, CO2 44 mmHg, HCO3 20 mEq/L
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15.  PH 7.47, CO2 48 mmHg, HCO3 30 mEq/L
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16.  PH 7.30, CO2 46 mmHg, HCO3 16 mEq/L
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17.  Ben has anxiety attack. His ABGs results show he is in respiratory alkalosis. He has just had a car accident. What is your next nursing intervention?
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