Blood Gas #12

A 44-year-old woman is brought to hospital having been found disorientated and confused in her neighbour’s driveway.

Describe and interpret her venous blood gas:

Additional laboratory values:

Urea (plasma) = 4.5 mmol/L

Measured serum osmolality = 227 mmol/kg

Measured urine osmolality = 183 mmol/kg

Urine sodium (spot) = 11 mmol/L

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