A 45-year-old Hispanic male involved in a vehicular accident is taken to the ICU with SOB and abdominal pain. He has acrocyanosis, tachycardia, and a past medical history of cardiopathy

A 45-year-old Hispanic male involved in a vehicular accident is taken to the ICU with SOB and abdominal pain. He has acrocyanosis, tachycardia, and a past medical history of cardiopathy and coronary artery disease (CAD). He weighs 150 pounds and is 5 feet 6 inches tall. His chest x-ray shows an enlarged heart. Blood pressure shows hypertension at 155/95 mmHg. His facial injuries will require future rhinoplastic surgery. An electrocardiogram and lower GI series is ordered.
Describe the patient’s color, heart rate, and breathing. _________________________________


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