How to interpret Arterial blood gas

How do you interpret arterial blood gas results

Authored By Alex on Monday 20th January 2014


Tanguy Lafont
Medical Student - St. Georges University, London
Posted over 6 years ago

Here are the normal blood arterial blood gas values:
-PaO2 > 10kPa
-PaCO2 should be comprised within 4.9-6.1kPa
-pH: 7.35-7.45
-HCO3- should be between 22-26mEq/L of blood
(different values in different textbooks)

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