Paucis Verbis card: ABG interpretationby
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
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
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.
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 ABGsby
I just wanted to brag. I got another ABG on the first try with...my
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 v1.0by
Josh Steinberg has released his ABG evaluation tool in Freewarepalm
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 CysticGalby
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
Arterial Blood Gas Analysisby
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 Resultby
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