Dr. R K Das
Arterial Blood Gas(ABG) ANALYSIS MADE EASY Download

Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) is now widely done in hospitals. So direct measurement of pH, PaO2, PaCo2 are most precise in medicine .The value of such data depends upon the ability of the doctors to interpret the results properly and if the analysis is made systematically, it becomes interesting for the doctors and fruitful for the patient.
Analysed report of ABG helps the clinician in diagnosis, sometimes it has prognostic value and is important monitor in ventilated patients. Before analysis patient’s history and clinical condition should be carefully reviewed.
ABG Analysis is done in three headings :

  • Gas Analysis
  • Electrolyte Analysis
  • Acid-Base Analysis