Respiratory Cases II

30 yo male, transient disorientation, dyspnea

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AG is a 30-year-old male who presents to the emergency department complaining of transient disorientation and dyspnea. He has a history of asthma and type 1 diabetes. In triage, he has a heart rate of 112, respiratory rate 34, temperature 97.9o F. SpO2 is 99% on room air. He appears to be slightly disoriented and rapid and deep respirations. He is not coughing.

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Which of the following would be the best diagnostic test to perform at this time?