The purpose of this exam is to develop a basic understanding of the arterial blood gas (ABG) procedure and what it measures in terms of the patient’s condition.
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|Author:||Ann Singh RN
|Method:||Online Self Study
|Categories:||Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
- Understand what an ABG measures.
- Understand the procedure for performing an ABG.
- Understand the compensation mechanism of both the respiratory and metabolic systems.
- Understand the six steps to ABG Analysis
- Understand the four acid-base disorders.