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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


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



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