Blood Sample Collection for Blood Gas Analysis

Chapter: Blood Sample Collection for Blood Gas Analysis
McMaster Section Editor(s): Waleed Alhazzani
Section Editor(s) in Interna Szczeklika: Miłosz Jankowski
McMaster Author(s): Simon Oczkowski
Author(s) in Interna Szczeklika: Miłosz Jankowski, Konstanty Szułdrzyński
Additional Information

Blood gas analysis is testing the arterial or arterialized capillary blood (the latter is less reliable) or less frequently venous blood or blood obtained during cardiac catheterization to assess the acid-base balance and gas exchange.

IndicationsTop

Diagnostics and monitoring of treatment in (1) respiratory failure; (2) acid-base disturbances.

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