The fundamental goal in the creation of the "Arterial Blood Gas Sampling" was to provide medical students, trainees, established specialists with a practical guide to commonly encountered ABG Sampling. Much emphasis has been placed on maintaining a standardized format throughout the manual to allow the reader to predict the flow of the chapters. The detailed narrative text is complemented with illustrations created by two artists and Dr. Ramaz to maintain a uniform presentation style and conceptual consistency that facilitates comprehension of the procedure.
Completely updated with the latest techniques, this edition enables you to make optimal use of today's best options. A new format makes the book easier to consult than ever before. You'll see exactly how and when to perform ABG Sampling, so you can choose and implement the best possible approach for every patient!
This book can be recommended with confidence to all specialists with recognized credential for ABG sampling: MD, DO, CRTT, RRT, RN, RPFT, CPFT, MLT, RCVT, CPT I, CPT II- whose training will be accelerated and benefited by the reference to this book.
Arterial and Capillary Blood Gases: Indication, Sampling, Diagnostic Use, gives you complete start-to-finish instructions on every blood gas sampling procedure to help you meet today's clinical challenges.
Well organized and easy to use for every procedure you'll find:
• What equipment is needed; how to prepare it, in step-by-step details
• How to prepare the procedure, with each step clearly explained together with rationales for key steps
• Tips and advice you'll need to perform the procedure correctly
• Complications to watch for, how to prevent them, and what to do if they occur
• How to prepare documentation