About the Book
This text serves as a how to and a go to reference for those trying to make the most of ABG data. Typically those patient's in need of an ABG are labor intensive patients. Resist the urge to only give the ABG a cursive glance. Consider the patient's history and chest x-ray findings as you analyze the data. Comparison of admit and follow up ABGs will give you a better handle on the cause or causes of the patient's clinical progress be it better or worse. Practice will make ABG evaluation faster and more useful.