This 45 minute eCPD tutorial will help you make the most of your blood gas analyser. It will discuss how to assess blood gas samples using multi-modal techniques for working out what your patients acid-base disorder is, and how our decisions may be affected by this. Key points include:

  • What is the pH
  • What is acid-base
  • What is base-excess
  • Acid-base disorders and how to identify them
  • Assessing the oxygenation and ventilation of your patient.

This CPD tutorial is worth 45 minutes towards your RCVS requirements.