Sickle Cell Anemia Case Study.doc - Running head SICKLE CELL ANEMIA CASE STUDY 1 Sickle Cell Anemia Case Study Edjemar Xyril Losito The University of

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Running head: SICKLE CELL ANEMIA CASE STUDY 1 Sickle Cell Anemia Case Study Edjemar Xyril Losito The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing In partial fulfillment of the requirements of N5315 Advanced Pathophysiology Kristi Vaugh DNP, RN, ACNP-BC March 9, 2018
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SICKLE CELL ANEMIA CASE STUDY 2 1.The clinical scenario is most consistent with which acid base disorder? a. Metabolic acidosis 2.What data in the scenario supports your diagnosis? a. The patient’s carbon dioxide (CO2) level is 18 mEq/L is low. This measures blood bicarbonate level. A low bicarbonate level indicted acedemia or metabolic acidosis. 3.What caused this person’s acid-base disorder? a. This patient has severe diarrhea. Severe diarrhea decreases bicarbonate levels which leads to acidosis.
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