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Arterial blood gas, what is this?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine
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In brief: Mearsurment

THe sampling of blood from an artery gives the tester a clue as to how much oxygen your cells are carrying, the level of Co2 to see if respiration and acid base balance is in check.
ABG is often performed during asthma to see the pulmonary status and whn one is on a ventilatr to breathe. It can ensure the ventilator is producing enough ventialtion

In brief: Mearsurment

THe sampling of blood from an artery gives the tester a clue as to how much oxygen your cells are carrying, the level of Co2 to see if respiration and acid base balance is in check.
ABG is often performed during asthma to see the pulmonary status and whn one is on a ventilatr to breathe. It can ensure the ventilator is producing enough ventialtion
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