Understanding Blood Gas Analysis
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.