Acute respiratory failure

A client in acute respiratory failure is intubated and placed on mechanical ventilation. The post-intubation arterial blood gas (ABG) results are pH 7.55, PaCO2 29 mm Hg, and PaO2 93 mm Hg. The collaborative healthcare team will MOST LIKELY decide to implement which of the following interventions?

Group of answer choices

Decrease the respiratory rate.


Increase the tidal volume.


Increase the minute volume.


Decrease frequency of ABG analysis.


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