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ABG OVERVIEW

This module reviews normal acid base parameters and describes the steps in arterial blood gas analysis.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • List normal acid base parameters
  • Identify the steps in arterial blood gas analysis
  • Describe causes and pathology of respiratory acidosis, metabolic acidosis, respiratory alkalosis, and metabolic acidosis
  • Identify disturbances in oxygenation; hyperoxemia and hypoxemia- mild, moderate, severe
  • Analyze arterial blood gases

Tutorial

Blood Gas Analysis (ABG) Practice Questions and Handout - Bring these two documents to your tutorial.

 

 

 
 
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