Arterial Blood Gases Made Easy

Arterial Blood Gases Made Easy With STUDENT CONSULT Online AccessEdition 2

Editors: By Iain A M Hennessey, MBChB(Hons), BSc(Hons), MMIS, FRCS and Alan G Japp, MBChB(Hons), BSc(Hons), MRCP, PhD
ISBN: 9780702061905
Publication Date : Jun 24, 2015
Page Count: 166
Retail Price:
  • GBP: £19.99

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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Book Reviews
Description

Arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis is a fundamental skill in modern medicine yet one which many find difficult to grasp. This book provides readers with the core background knowledge required to understand the ABG, explains how it is used in clinical practice and provides a unique system for interpreting results. Over half of the book is devoted to thirty clinical case scenarios involving analysis of arterial blood gases, allowing the reader to gain both proficiency in interpretation and an appreciation of the role of an ABG in guiding clinical diagnosis and management.

Key Features

  • A practical guide written for all those who use this test and have to interpret the results.
  • Utilises worked examples to allow the reader to gain confidence in interpreting ABGs and appreciate the usefulness of the test in a variety of different clinical settings.
  • Written in a simple style and presents the concepts in a straightforward manner.

New Features

    • Additional clinical case scenarios put the ABG into practice.
    • Includes a video detailing how to take a sample.
    About the Editor
    By Iain A M Hennessey, MBChB(Hons), BSc(Hons), MMIS, FRCS, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinical Lead for Innovation, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK. and Alan G Japp, MBChB(Hons), BSc(Hons), MRCP, PhD, Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, UK
    Book Reviews

    "This excellent pocket-sized handbook, which can be read at one sitting, is an object lesson in clarity. This really is arterial blood gases made easy. This is a thoughtfully designed book, which is very pleasing to the eye and, in the best possible way, easy on the brain! This book … covers a lot of ground in a short and highly accessible read that should instil real confidence in most, if not all, clinical circumstances."  acutecaretesting.org