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Author Hasan, Ashfaq.

Title Handbook of blood gas/acid-base interpretation / Ashfaq Hasan
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 332 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Gas Exchange -- The Non-Invasive Monitoring of Blood Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Levels -- Acids and Bases -- Buffer Systems -- pH -- Acidosis and Alkalosis -- Respiratory Acidosis -- Respiratory Alkalosis -- Metabolic Acidosis -- Metabolic Alkalosis -- The Analysis of Blood Gases -- Factors Modifying the Accuracy of ABG Results -- Case Examples
Summary Handbook of Blood Gas/Acid-Base Interpretation, 2nd edition, simplifies concepts in blood gas/acid base interpretation and explains in an algorithmic fashion the physiological processes for managing respiratory and metabolic disorders. With this handbook, medical students, residents, nurses, and practitioners of respiratory and intensive care will find it possible to quickly grasp the principles underlying respiratory and acid-base physiology, and apply them. Uniquely set out in the form of flow-diagrams/algorithms charts, this handbook introduces concepts in a logically organized sequence and
Analysis Medicine
Critical care medicine
Internal medicine
Medicine & Public Health
Intensive / Critical Care Medicine
Pneumology/Respiratory System
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Blood gases -- Analysis.
Acid-base imbalances.
Blood Gas Analysis.
Acid-Base Imbalance.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781447143154 (electronic bk.)
1447143159 (electronic bk.)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)
(hard cover ; alk. paper)