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Simple Guide to Blood Gas Analysis

Simple Guide to Blood Gas Analysis

Peter A. Driscoll, T. A. Brown, Carl L. Gwinnutt, Terry Wardle

ISBN: 978-0-727-91107-0

Oct 1997, BMJ Books

204 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$82.95

Description

Accurate analysis of blood gases is vital to give information on a patient's respiratory and circulation state as well as the adequacy of resuscitation. This book guides the reader, with the help of clarifying cartoons, through the basic principles and a new and easy to grasp system of interpretation.
How to take an arterial blood gas sample; the survival guide to understanding acid-base balance; too much alkali; the survival guide to understanding oxygenation; too little oxygenation; complex situations; special situations; putting it all together; self assessments.