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Paramedic Lab Value Quiz - ABGs

Evaluate the following Arterial Blood Gasses:

1) pH - 7.36, PaO2 - 240, PaCO2 - 52

A. This is a normal ABG
B. This is a metabolic acidosis with hyperoxia
C. This is uncompensated respiratory alkalosis with hypoxia
D. This is compensated metabolic alkalosis
E. This is combined respiratory and metabolic acidosis
F. This is compensated respiratory acidosis on supplemental oxygen
G. None of the above
 


1  <-- Insert your choice


2) pH - 7.04, PaO2 - 104, PaCO2 - 58 A. This is a normal ABG B. This is a metabolic acidosis with hyperoxia C. This is uncompensated respiratory alkalosis with hypoxia D. This is compensated metabolic alkalosis E. This is combined respiratory and metabolic acidosis F. This is compensated respiratory acidosis on supplemental oxygen G. None of the above 2 <-- Insert your choice
3) pH - 7.36, PaO2 - 90, PaCO2 - 40 A. This is a normal ABG B. This is a metabolic acidosis with hyperoxia C. This is uncompensated respiratory alkalosis with hypoxia D. This is compensated metabolic alkalosis E. This is combined respiratory and metabolic acidosis F. This is compensated respiratory acidosis on supplemental oxygen G. None of the above 3 <-- Insert your choice
4) pH - 6.98, PaO2 - 103, PaCO2 - 30 A. This is a normal ABG B. This is a metabolic acidosis with hyperoxia C. This is uncompensated respiratory alkalosis with hypoxia D. This is compensated metabolic alkalosis E. This is combined respiratory and metabolic acidosis F. This is compensated respiratory acidosis on supplemental oxygen G. None of the above 4 <-- Insert your choice
5) pH - 7.36, PaO2 - 82, PaCO2 - 28 A. This is a normal ABG B. This is a metabolic acidosis with hyperoxia C. This is uncompensated respiratory alkalosis with hypoxia D. This is compensated metabolic alkalosis E. This is combined respiratory and metabolic acidosis F. This is compensated respiratory acidosis on supplemental oxygen G. None of the above 5 <-- Insert your choice
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