Coma convulsions clinical laboratory manifestations

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Unformatted text preview: festations Clinical Circulatory changes - tachycardia, hypertension, hypotension tachycardia, Polycythemia Polycythemia - chronic hypoxemia erythropoietin synthesis erythropoietin Pulmonary hypertension Cor-pulmonale or right ventricular failure Management of Respiratory Failure Principles Principles Hypoxemia may cause death in RF Primary objective is to reverse and prevent Primary hypoxemia hypoxemia Secondary objective is to control PaCO2 and respiratory acidosis Treatment of underlying disease Patient’s CNS and CVS must be monitored and Patient’s treated treated Oxygen Therapy Oxygen Supplemental O2 therapy essential titration based on SaO2, PaO2 levels and PaCO2 Goal is to prevent tissue hypoxia Tissue hypoxia occurs (normal Hb & C.O.) Tissue - venous PaO2 < 20 mmHg or SaO2 < venou...
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