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ABG Practice Problems for N304

ABG Practice Problems for N304



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Analyze each component of each set of arterial blood gas (ABG) results, anddetermine if the findings indicate balance or imbalance. If an imbalance exists, determine if it isacidotic or alkalotic in nature. Then determine if the imbalance represents a respiratory problem or a metabolic problem. Once you have decided what the ABG values indicate, and if an imbalance exists, write at least one cause that could be the underlying reason for theimbalance (don’t use the same reason repeatedly).1. pH 7.34PaCO2 38HCO3 20Analysis:Cause:2. pH 7.29PaCO2 47HCO3 28Analysis:Cause:3. pH 7.54PaCO2 49HCO3 34Analysis:Cause:4. pH 7.32PaCO2 32HCO3 20Analysis:Cause:5. pH 7.21PaCO2 36HCO3 20Analysis:Cause:6. pH 7.49PaCO2 29HCO3 24Analysis:Cause:7. pH 7.43PaCO2 40HCO3 23Analysis:Cause:8. pH 7.25PaCO2 61HCO3 23Analysis:Cause:9. pH 7.6310. pH 7.15
PaCO2 31HCO3 19Analysis:Cause:PaCO2 30HCO3 10Analysis:Cause:11. pH 7.30PaCO2 38HCO3 20Analysis:Cause:12. pH 7.61PaCO2 10HCO3 20Analysis:Cause:13. pH 7.20PaCO2 55HCO3 28Analysis:Cause:14. pH 7.45PaCO2 38HCO3 23Analysis:Cause:15. pH 7.55PaCO2 24HCO3 23Analysis:Cause:16. pH 7.12PaCO2 80HCO3 22Analysis:Cause:17. pH 7.52PaCO2 40HCO3 40Analysis:Cause:18. pH 7.19PaCO2 70HCO3 24Analysis:Cause:19. pH 7.15PaCO2 56HCO3 1520. pH 7.51PaCO2 40HCO3 29
Analysis:Cause:Analysis:Cause:21. pH 7.31PaCO2 40HCO3 21Analysis:Cause:22. pH 7.49PaCO2 30HCO3 24Analysis:Cause:23. pH 7.32PaCO2 20HCO3 21Analysis:Cause:24. pH 7.36PaCO2 45HCO3 22Analysis:Cause:25. pH 7.47PaCO2 33HCO3 29Analysis:Cause:26. pH 6.99PaCO2 78HCO3 40Analysis:Cause:27. pH 7.40PaCO2 40HCO3 24Analysis:Cause:28. pH 7.33PaCO2 30HCO3 8Analysis:Cause:Answers for Acid-Base Balance Problems Nursing 3041. Metabolic acidosis2. Respiratory acidosis3. Metabolic alkalosis

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