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Acid-Base Analysis of Blood Gas Values

Acid-Base Analysis of Blood Gas Values

This learning resource is a tutorial designed to teach the concept of arterial blood gas interpretation. It is one module of several in EKG skillbuilders. The author identified two learning objectives: Be able to name the three components that determine the ABG diagnosis Correctly diagnose 10 ABGs as being one of the following: Normal; respiratory alkalosis; respiratory acidosis; metabolic alkalosis; metabolic acidosis; combined alkalosis; combined acidosis; partly compensated respiratory acidosis; partly compensated respiratory alkalosis; partly compensated metabolic acidosis; partly compensated metabolic alkalosis; compensated respiratory acidosis; compensatted respiratory alkalosis; compensated metabolic acidosis;compensated metabolic alkalosis. It was last updated in 1999, but the... Show More


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