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Explain how the malfunction of cardiovascular system and respiratory system link to the...

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mahii | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 10, 2009 at 8:19 AM via web

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Explain how the malfunction of cardiovascular system and respiratory system link to the care the patients receive.

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cambtone | College Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted June 2, 2009 at 4:16 AM (Answer #1)

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This would depend upon the nature of the failure of the two systems.  The CV system would be monitored through normal criteria, starting with pulse, blood pressure, oxygen saturation.  Then heart function, through eCG, and arterial oxygenation may be studied.

The pulmonary system would be part of this.  How well are the red blood cells oxygenated?

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