A 70kg patient who had an emergent appendectomy 2 hours ago and is currently in PACU is on the following
ventilator settings : SIMV-PRVC, RR(set)=15, Vt(set)=400, FiO2=100%, PEEP=8, PS=10 with
ABG values as follows : pH 7.40 PaCO2=41, PaO2=259, HCO3=26, SpO2=100%.
Given the above, please answer the following :
A) What is the P/F ratio of this patient ?
B) What is the lung compliance of this patient ?
C) How are the patient’s lungs ?