A1. A 29 year - old lady in the third trimester of pregnancy is brought to the Emergency Department following a highspeed motor vehicle crash. She is conscious and immobilized on a long spine board. Her respiratory rate is 25, heart rate is 110, and blood pressure is 75/55. The laboratory results show a PaCO2of 40 mm Hg (5.3 kPa). Which one of the following statements regarding this patient is true?:
a) Fetal assessment should take priority.
b) Logrolling the patient to the right will decompress the vena cava.
c) Rh immunoglobulin therapy should be immediately administered.
d) The patient likely has impending respiratory failure.
e) Vasopressors should be given to the patient.