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Hs and Ts For Cardiac Arrest | Hypoxia | CPR Nashville

By at November 15, 2012 | 8:04 pm | Print

CPR Nashville brings you the Hs and Ts of Cardiac Arrest. These are used in Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS classes in Nashville to assess for Cardiac Arrest. Go Here for Hypovolemia.

Hypoxia –

Defined:

pathological condition in which the body as a whole (generalized hypoxia) or a region of the body (tissue hypoxia) is deprived of adequate oxygen supply

Causes:




Trauma, impaired gas exchange r/t COPD, other lung disease, pneumonia, pneumothorax, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary edema, obstruction

Symptoms:

  • Restlessness
  • Anxiety
  • Cyanosis
  • Disorientation, confusion, listlessness
  • Headache

Treatment:

Supplemental Oxygen, Mechanical Ventilation, Find cause of hypoxia

 

Hydrogen Ions (Acidosis)

 

 

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