cardiopulmonary status

cardiopulmonary status

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as adequacy of blood volume ejected from the ventricles and exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen at the alveolar level. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Patients with stable cardiopulmonary status with signs of cerebral embolism may benefit from hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Swimming, walking and running are some examples of aerobic exercise that challenges and improves cardiopulmonary status," says Amistoso.
A steep Trendelenburg position, however, is often fraught with complications that can be severe and permanent, such as neural and retinal injuries, the patient moving or sliding off the table, ventilation concerns including airway access for the anesthesia provider, poor cardiopulmonary status, and alopecia, she added.
Post-operatively the transplanted kidney functioned immediately with a dramatic improvement in the patient's renal and cardiopulmonary status," Murray said in his Nobel lecture.
s cardiopulmonary status improved during the first week after experiencing her SAH, she had periods of hypoxemia with arterial oxygen saturation between 88% and 90% and was placed on biphasic positive airway pressure ventilation.
The test is easy to perform and the data provided will give you a better picture of the patient's cardiopulmonary status.
Patients were excluded if they had poor cardiopulmonary status, untreatable coagulopathy, systemic or spinal infection, radicular and/or myelum compression syndrome, or an underlying condition other than osteoporosis.
In the case of major stings--where the site covers more than 50% of the exposed limb--the envenomation level may be so high that neurologic or cardiopulmonary status is impaired.

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