The precise utilization of ABG, VBG, and pulse oximetry remains controversial. Unfortunately, there is little high-level evidence investigating whether these interventions affect patient outcomes (for example, there is precious little evidence to support most of the target values that we're chasing after). This chapter attempts to explore the strengths, weaknesses, and indications for various techniques.
The IBCC chapter is located 👉 here.
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Great Episode! Thanks for your teaching! Greetings from Germany
Perfect timing, I was just confronted with the conflict regarding ABG vs VBG on Meddit and was looking for some good clarification. IBCC is one of my favorite references (recently helped me stabilize an afib RVR when synchronized cardioversion failed!) Major fan, thank you very much for creating these posts and the podcast.
Very useful information. I’d like to translate it to catalan language, I think it will be very useful to the catalan ER and critical care community. Is it possible?