aka Metabolic Muddle 013 A 30 year-old female was admitted to the ICU following a traumatic brain injury. Her ABG was normal on arrival. Since admission her condition has deteriorated and she now has circulatory failure requiring 100mcg/min of noradrenaline…
A femoral arterial blood gas sample is obtained from a 41 year old man...obtained when the barometric pressure was 272mmHg and the PiO2 47mmHg
Arterial blood gas analysis is used to determine the adequacy of oxygenation and ventilation, assess respiratory function and determine the acid–base balance.
Respiratory Alkalosis DDx
The degree of acid-base abnormality during cardiac arrest and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is dependent on a number of variables
Arterial Blood Gas in Hypothermia. The solubility of oxygen and carbon dioxide is increased at low temperatures.