Quiz: Oxygen Desaturation (Hypoxia)
Question 1 of 3  

ICU (and other) patients without respiratory disorders may develop hypoxia (O2 saturation < 90%) during a hospital stay. A very sudden onset of dyspnea and hypoxia suggests which of the following?

  • A.

    Pulmonary embolism

  • B.

    Pneumonia

  • C.

    Pulmonary edema

  • D.

    Cardiogenic shock

Am I correct?