Blood Gas # 29


A 39 year old highly functioning professional female is brought to ED complaining of abdominal pain and nausea.  She has a VBG performed.

pH 7.29 Na 138 mmol/L
pCO2 28 K 1.4 mmol/L
pO2 51 Cl 111 mmol/L
HCO3 14 Creatinine 126 mmol/L
Glucose 5.7 mmol/L
Lactate 1.6 mmol/L

Her baseline creatinine was 62 three months ago.

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