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Category list : Blood gases

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  • Early identification and treatment of sepsis

    Early identification and treatment of sepsisSubscription

    Clinical17 January, 2014

    Sepsis is a medical emergency. Early identification and treatment are essential but many health staff are unable to recognise its signs and symptoms

  • Oxygen mask

    Effect of recording site on pulse oximetry readingsSubscription

    Clinical6 January, 2012

    An audit found clinically significant differences between ear and finger pulse oximetry readings during ambulatory oxygen assessments

  • Learning archive - Arterial Blood Gas InterpretationSubscription

    Learning1 November, 2009

    This unit is an introduction to blood gas analysis and uses clinical scenarios to increase learners’ knowledge and confidence in blood gas interpretation.

  • Arterial Blood Gas Analysis 2: Compensatory mechanismsSubscription

    Clinical8 May, 2008

    ABSTRACT

  • Arterial blood gas analysis: Understanding ABG reports

    Arterial blood gas analysis: Understanding ABG reportsSubscription

    Clinical1 May, 2008

    This is the first of a two-part unit on arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis, and focuses on background information and basic interpretation of ABGs where no evident compensation is taking place. It discusses the various components on an ABG report, the normal ranges and the significance of abnormal readings.

  • A guide to regulation of blood gases: Part threeSubscription

    Clinical20 April, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 08, PAGE NO: 42Liz Allibone, BSc, RGN, is nurse teacher; Nicola Nation, BSc, RGN, is senior nurse; both at Nursing Development, Royal Brompton Hospital, LondonArterial blood gases (ABGs) provide information about the patient's respiratory and metabolic status. Nurses need t...

  • Development - Nurse-Led arterial blood gas sampling for patientsSubscription

    Clinical20 February, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 8, PAGE NO: 44

  • Advanced - A guide to regulation of blood gases: part threeSubscription

    Clinical20 February, 2007

    VOL: 103, ISSUE: 8, PAGE NO: 42Liz Allibone, BSc, RGN, is nurse teacher; Nicola Nation, BSc, RGN, is senior nurse; both at Nursing Development, Royal Brompton Hospital, LondonIn the third and final part of this series looking at blood gas analysis, Liz Allibone and Nicola Nation provide three examples of how arterial blood gas results assist in the diagnosis and management of illness.

  • A guide to regulation of blood gases: part twoSubscription

    Clinical2 December, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 46, PAGE NO: 40 Liz Allibone, BSc, RGN, is nurse teacher, Nursing Development, Royal Brompton Hospital; Nicola Nation, BSc, RGN, is senior nurse, nursing development, Royal Brompton Hospital Arterial blood gases (ABGs) provide information about a patient’s respiratory and metabolic status. 

  • A guide to regulation of blood gases: Part OneSubscription

    Clinical5 September, 2006

    VOL: 102, ISSUE: 36, PAGE NO: 46 Liz Allibone, BSc, RGN, is nurse teacher, Nursing Development Nicola Nation BSc, RGN, is senior nurse, Nursing Development; both at Royal Brompton Hospital

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