ABG – it’s easy as 123!
with Daniel Nie, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Ever get confused looking at lots of numbers on the ABG print-out? Dread being asked to take an ABG on a patient? Not to worry, this session will give you a step-by-step process of how to do an ABG on a patient as well as know how to read the print-out and to make sense of it. By the end of the session, you’ll be raring to take an ABG 🙂
1. Students understand the practical steps of how to do an ABG in real-life
2. Develop a systematic method of reading and interpreting ABG results
3. Know what diseases cause cause respiratory acidosis, alkalosis, metabolic acidosis and alkalosis.