What is a goal for impaired gas exchange?

The patient will demonstrate improved ventilation and adequate oxygenation and blood gas levels within normal parameters for that patient.
  • Demonstrate improved ventilation and adequate oxygenation
  • Maintain cleanliness of the lungs and free of signs of respiratory distress
  • Demonstrate effective cough and breath sounds are clean, no cyanosis and dyspnea (capable of removing the sputum, was able to breathe easily, no pursed lips)
  • Vital signs within normal range
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