Pulmonary Problem Solving II


Scenario One - tests

Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?




Fifteen minutes after the patient is placed on the nonrebreathing mask, arterial blood gases are drawn with the following results:

pH 7.48
PaCO2 32 mmHg
HCO3 24 mEq
PaO2 62 mmHg
SaO2 93%
Hgb 14.4 gms

He is given Captopril and furosemide.










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