Four steps to interpreting arterial blood gases

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This article examines acid-base balance and the interpretation of arterial blood gases (ABG). The
article begins with a brief revision of related physiology, followed by a description of the primary
disorders associated with acid-base imbalance. The normal ranges and the significance of
abnormal ABG results are explored. The article concludes by providing an easy to follow four-step
guide to ABG interpretation with practice examples presented in the CPD task section.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-52
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Perioperative Practice
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2015

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