Tag Hypoxaemia in Toxicology
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Hypoxaemia in Toxicology

AGENTS CO cyanide methaemoglobinaemia any agent that causes a decreased LOC -> airway compromise! CLINICAL FEATURES SOB air hunger lactic acidosis tachycardia hypertension -> hypotension seizures coma INVESTIGATIONS oxymetry CN level metHb level SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT AND TRIGGERS FOR INTERVENTION 100%…