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General Considerations <ul><li>PH  =  Increased  -  Alkalosis </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased -  Acidosis  </li></ul><ul><li>P...
A .  Metabolic Acidosis <ul><li>Results from RENAL FAILURE </li></ul><ul><li>B.  Respiratory Acidosis </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
C.  Metabolic Alkalosis <ul><li>Results from Gastric Suction, vomiting, </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term Steriod Therapy </li><...
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Arterial Blood Gases[1]

  1. 1. Arterial Blood Gases Prepared by: www.nursingbulletin.com
  2. 2. General Considerations <ul><li>PH = Increased - Alkalosis </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased - Acidosis </li></ul><ul><li>PCO2 = Increased – Acidosis </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased – Alkalosis </li></ul><ul><li>HCO3 = Increased – Alkalosis </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease - Acidosis </li></ul>
  3. 3. A . Metabolic Acidosis <ul><li>Results from RENAL FAILURE </li></ul><ul><li>B. Respiratory Acidosis </li></ul><ul><li>Results from RESPIRATORY FAILURE, </li></ul><ul><li>NARCOTICS,NEUROMUSCULAR DIS. </li></ul>
  4. 4. C. Metabolic Alkalosis <ul><li>Results from Gastric Suction, vomiting, </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term Steriod Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>D. Respiratory Alkalosis </li></ul><ul><li>Results from Head Trauma, Fever, </li></ul><ul><li>Emotions, Salicylate Ingestion, Shock </li></ul><ul><li>at an early stage </li></ul>

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