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Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation TreeCalc®
The MedCalc 3000 module Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation TreeCalc® is available in
MedCalc 3000 Complete Edition.
This Decision TreeCalc evaluates the following decision points:
- Click pCO2 (mmHg) in arterial blood
- Indicate the pH from the ABG
Decision Tree end points include:
- Metabolic acidosis with reduced respiratory acid helping to compensate the low pH
- Respiratory alkalosis with reduced respiratory acid causing the high pH
- Metabolic acidosis not compensated by respiratory change
- Normal acid base balance
- Metabolic alkalosis not compensated by respiratory change
- Respiratory acidosis
- Metabolic alkalosis compensated by respiratory acid retention
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