Category list : Blood gases
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Early identification and treatment of sepsisSubscription
Sepsis is a medical emergency. Early identification and treatment are essential but many health staff are unable to recognise its signs and symptoms
An audit found clinically significant differences between ear and finger pulse oximetry readings during ambulatory oxygen assessments
Arterial blood gas interpretation CPD unitSubscription
Learn how to accurately interpret ABG results and how to manage patients with acid-base disturbances.
This unit is an introduction to blood gas analysis and uses clinical scenarios to increase learners’ knowledge and confidence in blood gas interpretation.
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
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...
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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
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.