Hemodynamic Problems-Heart Surgery-1

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Practice Problems for Hemodynamics Part II 1. The following patient is in the ICU following open heart surgery. Hemodynamics are as follows: HR 91 BP 104/66 RAP 12 PAP 42/18 PCWP 18 C.O. 5.33 C.I. 2.69 SVR 1005 What is your interpretation of the above hemodynamic parameters? What would the nurse do based on the analysis of this data? 2. The following hemodynamic parameters are obtained on a patient returning from surgery. HR 110 BP 88/50 C.I. 2.2 RAP 16 PAP 56/24 PCWP 23 SVR 1600 What are two potential problems that could cause these results? What additional information would you want to know as the nurse? What intervention (s) is/are indicated? 3. The following hemodynamic parameters have been obtained on a patient who has an acute change in mentation. HR 98 Temp. 36° C. PAP 15/6 BP 90/40 C.O. 9 L/min. PCWP 6 RR 24 RAP 2 SVR 500
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What is your interpretation of these results? What do these hemodynamic parameters indicate? 4. A patient is admitted to ICU following surgery. A pulmonary artery catheter is in place with the
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