Category Archives: Ventilatory Assistance

Nursing care plan ventilatory assistance

(MECHANICAL) I. Pathophysiology—impairment of respiratory function affecting O2 uptake and CO2 elimination, requiring mechanical assist to support or replace spontaneous breathing a. Inability to maintain adequate oxygenation (hypoxemia) b. Inability to maintain adequate ventilation due to apnea or alveolar hypoventilation … Continue reading

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