Performance of the test Learning


Indications and Contraindications of ELCBGs

Safe Sampling

Patient consent

PaO2, PaCO2 and pH electrodes

Maintenance of a blood gas analyser

Three phases of patient sampling

Guidelines and Protocols of ELCBGs

Test preparation

Equipment required to perform an ELCBG

Puncturing the earlobe

Collecting the blood sample

The Analytic Phase

The Post-Analytic Phase

Quality Assurance Procedures

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