Flashcards in Post OP Altered Mental Status Deck (5)
What are the causes of AMS in post op surgery?
What is the Path, pts, Dx and tx of AMS with electrolytes in post op?
Path: we control feeding, electrolytes, fluid
Tx: Na and Ca replacement
What are the path, pt, Dx, tx of hypoxia in AMS in post op?
Path:Atelectasis, pain of post op, underlying dz
Pt: AMS low Sat
Dx: Pulse Ox, ABG
Thx: oxygen incentive spirometer
What are the path, pt, Dx, tx of ARDS in AMS in post op?
Path: Non Cardiogenic pulmonary edema
Pt: hard course in ICU
Dx: CXR shows white out