Abnormal Results Learning


The patient’s clinical context

Is the pH normal?

Compensatory mechanisms for acid-base imbalance

Respiratory and Metabolic Acidosis and Alkalosis

Respiratory abnormalities

Type I Respiratory Failure

Type II Respiratory Failure

Respiratory Acidosis

Respiratory Alkalosis

Metabolic Abnormalities

Metabolic Acidosis

Metabolic Alkalosis

Advanced Interpretation Algorithm (branch 1)

Advanced Interpretation Algorithm (branch 2)

Advanced Interpretation Algorithm (branch 3)

Oxygen partial pressure, saturation of haemoglobin and inspired oxygen

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