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Paucis Verbis card: ABG interpretation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor I have yet to find a better arterial blood gas interpretation review article than the 1991 Western Journal of Medicine summary by Dr. Rick Haber. You can actually download the article for free. This installment of the Pau
More advice by Teresa N. you to know) and the ph & pco2 are unremarkable, but the po2 is only 54. I went back to start his tx...
What a day... by Teresa N. Had the er today. It was cake. A few tx & an abg. On the floor we coded a sweet LOL who was admitted 2 weeks ago for cellulitis of her hand. She is a copder so she got atrovent q6. We got to know her & like her alot. He
Vignette: by Respiratory Therapy Patient Expert Me: The patient is totally unresponsive to voice or pain. Here’s her ABG. Her CO2 is 135, pH is in the shitter. We’re ready to intubate whenever you are. Doctor: Hmmm. I bet she’s tight. Why don’t you give her an hourlong
I heart ABGs by Teresa N. I just wanted to brag. I got another ABG on the first try LEFT hand! I only try on people who are out of it so they can't see how uncomfortable I am. But I do have to say that I am getting good at it!
ABG Acid-Base evaluation tool v1.0 by Alan T. Medical Doctor Josh Steinberg has released his ABG evaluation tool in Freewarepalm Description: This Palm PDA application walks a clinician through a stepwise evaluation of ABG’s and Electrolytes in order to assess all the acid-base d
Guest Blog by CysticLady: Update on CysticGal by CysticGal Patient Expert CysticGal went into the hospital on Monday.  Yesterday's ABG showed very high pCO2, or carbon dioxide level.  They made arrangements for her to be on BiPAP at least when sleeping. This morning, CysticGal had a heart catheter
The Twelve Days of Christmas: Day Seven by Respiratory Therapy Patient Expert On the Seventh day of Christmas The Doctors sent to me Seven whiny drunkards Six ABG Kits Fiiiiive Wheezing Kiiiiids!! Four overdosed Three BiPAPs Two vented men And a patient with C.O.P.D!
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis by Rachel M. Patient Expert When I got home and checked the test request form, I realised that I needed to go to different Pathologist in the busy chaotic town. It worried me a little. My local friend offered to come with me for moral support.
Arterial Blood Gas Analysis Result by Rachel M. Patient Expert Before he used stethoscope, Dr TL seemed to know I had lung problem again. He can spot the subtle change in my voice. He seems to know when I have temperature. And I don’t notice these… I am having another bronchi

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