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Femoral Blood Gas Analysis to Assess Hemorrhage Severity

Femoral Blood Gas Analysis to Assess Hemorrhage Severity (1028)
Veno-arterial carbon dioxide tension difference and mixed venous oxygen saturation have been shown to be markers of the adequacy between cardiac output and metabolic needs in critical care patients. This course takes a look at whether they can also predict the need for an RBC transfusion following severe trauma.
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At the completion of this course the reader will be able to:
  • Recall the common parameters measured in blood gas analysis, including those measured in this study.
  • Describe the purpose of this study.
  • Recall the correlation between certain blood gas parameters, lactate levels, and the need for blood transfusion during trauma.

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Course #: 20-1214138
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 Dr. M. Werner, et al.
 Blood Gas Analysis
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