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How to interpret arterial blood gas results

28 July 2022

Nursing Standard


Arterial blood gas analysis is designed to measure the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood, as well as the acid-base (pH) balance. Arterial blood gas...

How to manage an arterial catheter

16 March 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article provides nurses with information on the safe and effective use and management of arterial catheters, the gold standard for...

Venous and arterial blood gases in respiratory failure

10 June 2016

Emergency Nurse

Art & Science

Arterial and venous blood gases are commonly performed operations in emergency departments. This case-based critical reflection examines the contemporary literature...