CAS RN: 460-19-5


A) Monitor serum chemistry and lactate concentrations.
B) Monitor arterial and venous blood gases.
C) Cyanide levels can be measured to confirm the diagnosis, but are usually not available in a timely manner to be clinically useful.
D) Institute continuous cardiac monitoring and obtain an ECG.
E) Methemoglobin should also be monitored frequently in patients receiving intravenous sodium nitrite.
F) Obtain a carboxyhemoglobin level in the setting of a fire.
G) Consider a head CT for comatose patients.
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