How to choose the most appropriate test for patients undergoing respiratory failure: a case-based critical reflection
Arterial and venous blood gases are commonly performed operations in emergency departments. This case-based critical reflection examines the contemporary literature relating to the topic. An evidence-based approach to selecting the most appropriate test for each patient is discussed, aiming to minimise the need for unnecessary arterial sampling.
Emergency Nurse. 24, 3, 26-28. doi: 10.7748/en.24.3.26.s27Correspondence
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Received: 28 April 2016
Accepted: 29 April 2016
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