Simple as ABG

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"ABG" stands for Arterial Blood Gases. It's the best single test for any critically ill or injured patient. It's painful. It's expensive. And, arterial blood can be tough to draw. Yet, no other test tells as much about a patient's minute to minute respiratory/metabolic status.
But, interpreting ABG's has been very complicated- until now! By using simple graphs, lots of pictures, and about a 9th grade reading level, two men have have finally made understanding ABG's easy.
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Overview

"ABG" stands for Arterial Blood Gases. It's the best single test for any critically ill or injured patient. It's painful. It's expensive. And, arterial blood can be tough to draw. Yet, no other test tells as much about a patient's minute to minute respiratory/metabolic status.
But, interpreting ABG's has been very complicated- until now! By using simple graphs, lots of pictures, and about a 9th grade reading level, two men have have finally made understanding ABG's easy.
Dr. Larry Romane is a career ER doc. He's taught nurses, physicians, paramedics, and respiratory therapists. His friend, Ted Heyman, is a computer guy who once wrote the software that brought ATM's to small banks.
Together they make this complex test simple - Simple as ABG. Students like you improved their ABG comprehension from 55% to over 93% just by reading its hundred pages. And now, so can YOU!

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http://abg.qsys.us

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781453816493
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 1/6/2011
  • Pages: 98
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry's a 4 times board certified ER physician with over 30 years of clinical practice and teaching in Emergency Medicine. Over his career, he's taught nurses, physicians, paramedics, and respiratory therapists
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