Friday, March 21, 2008
Great Night :)
The resident came to check Charlie this morning and I told him he had a great night and he even slept through 2 feedings without discomfort. (I know it’s confusing) Coop slept so well that he didn't even wake up much during the multiple suctioning throughout the night. His blood pressure was too low (80/35) at 8:00am to give clonadine and he has remained calm up until now. He is starting to sound "gunky" again so I'm really hoping he isn't getting another bug right before surgery. Colby, the resident, said the blood work came back fine, but the ph-level was confusing because it came back as 0. The value is a logarithm so according to Colby it is unlikely to get a 0 value. He will research it to see if it is a real value or an error on the test. The normal gastric level range should be 1-2 so 0 would be very acidic. Charlie has only had one wet diaper and one urine sample in the last 24 hours so he will be getting some IV fluid in addition to his scheduled "maintenance fluids"