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measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood

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The number of patients in which main indication for arterial line insertion was continuous arterial blood gas analysis and continuous blood pressure monitoring were same between the two groups (Table 1).
Observation index: Respiratory functional indexes such as oxygenation index (OI), Fraction of inspiration O2 (FiO2) and MAP and arterial blood gas indexes such as PaO2 and partial pressure of carbon dioxide in artery (PaCO2) were observed before treatment (T0), three hours after treatment (T1), 6 hours after treatment (T2), and 24 hours after treatment (T3).
Arterial blood gas analysis revealed respiratory acidosis with type II respiratory failure.
There are steps we can take to make sure that the accuracy of the arterial blood gas sample is maintained.
We hid in our bags small bottles of heparin that we would need when extracting arterial blood gas samples.
Prabhat Agrawal for helping interpretation of arterial blood gas analysis and compilation and calculation of statistical data.
Key words: arterial blood gas, venous blood gas, temperature-corrected pH, temperature-corrected [Pco.
Reasons for obtaining a therapeutic arterial blood gas included changes in level of consciousness (n=5, 16%), shortness of breath (n=9, 28%), follow up after a prior blood gas {n=8, 25%), both changes in level of consciousness and shortness of breath (n=5, 16%), both shortness of breath and follow up after a prior blood gas (n=2, 6%), or other (n=3, 9%).
Room air arterial blood gas analysis revealed a pH of 7.
Arterial blood gas analysis is the gold standard by which the adequacy of oxygenation and ventilation are assessed.
In 33 patients, arterial blood gas samples were obtained 15 minutes after the incision, after each bleeding event (loss of at least 400 ml of blood in 40 minutes), and at the end of the surgery.
Refrigerating the blood may delay changes in arterial blood gas composition (5,6).