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ABG's - It's All in the Family

ABG's - It's All in the Family

The purpose of the learning resource is to review the essential components of arterial blood gases. The author, Cyndi Cramer, identified seven learning objectives: Identify the components of the ABG and their normal ranges Interpret ABG values and determine the acid base abnormality given Identify the major causes of acid base abnormalities Describe symptoms associated with acid base abnormalities Describe interventions to correct acid base abnormalities Identify the acceptable O2 level per ABG and pulse oximetry Identify four causes of low PaO2. After completion of the tutorial the learner can take the 24-question self-test. The learning resource does include references. This learning resource could be used as an in class teacher -guided activity, homework assignment, or independent... Show More


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