Eating Batteries, Drinking Alien’s Blood – Part 2
The blood gas gives you back much information... Yet, you should know how to interpret them, how to go back to the source of the problem, and how to treat it... Acidosis and alkalosis are not just two different entities, they are two different worlds...
Eating Batteries, Drinking Alien’s Blood – Part 1
How many times have you heard the anesthesiologists or the ER doctors asking for a blood gas during an emergency? Do you know why it is so important? Do you know how to read it? Here is the first part of our brief talk about the most important lab test in a critical patient.