RNSG 2361 Week 4 Case Study

 

RNSG 2361 Week 4 Case Study

 

Case Study 67B: Patient with Acute Respiratory Failure with Ventilator Management

Please complete the following during your simulation clinical time, and submit your assignment here. Must post by Monday  August 9th 1159pm.           

Instructions:

  • Answers to objectives must be in your own words, you will receive a zero for copy and pasting
  • Cite references if you use infomation from your textbook
  • Please reply by evaluating 1 other students’ post; what you learned or add additional relative information ( minus 10 points for general replies such as good job or nice posts)

Objectives:

  • Differentiate between hypoxemic (oxygenation) and hypercapnic (ventilation) failure.
  • Describe the pathophysiology underlying respiratory failure.
  • Evaluate results of diagnostic testing in a patient with acute respiratory failure.
  • Identify relevant assessment data for a patient with acute respiratory failure.
  • Discuss interprofessional care of a patient with acute respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation.
  • Prioritize nursing care of a patient requiring mechanical ventilation.
  • Appropriately delegate nursing care of a patient with acute respiratory failure.
  • Select interventions to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)

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SMART ANSWER

Hi Class,

Hypoxemic (type I) is the most common type of respiratory failure, with PaO2 less than 55 mm Hg, arterial oxygen saturation less than 88%, and normal or low PaCO2…