Arterial Blood Gases Made Easy
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Iain Hennessey MBChB(Hons) BSc(Hons) FRCS MMIS (Author), Alan Japp MBChB(Hons) BSc(Hons) MRCP (Author)
Arterial blood gas analysis plays an indispensable role in the assessment and management of patients with a huge range of acute medical and surgical problems. Its importance as a key tool in the work-up of acutely unwell patients rivals that of the ECG and the chest x-ray. This book covers all aspects of the arterial blood gas in a simple, user-friendly manner. The first part explains the technique, the values obtained and common patterns of abnormalities, while the second part comprises a series of worked examples and case scenarios to allow the reader to put this system into practice.
- A practical guide written for all those using this test and interpreting the results.
- Utilises worked examples to allow the reader to gain confidence in interpreting ABGs and appreciate the usefulness of the test in a variety of different clinical settings.
- Written in a simple style and presenting the concepts in a straightforward manner.
- Series: Made Easy
- Paperback: 152 pages
- Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 1 edition (September 21, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 044310414X
- ISBN-13: 9780443104145