ABG Interpretation Study Guide & Flashcard Index

Here is a list of the Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation terminology used on our ABG Interpretation flashcards. This list is also a comprehensive study guide for which ABG terms & concepts to study for your exams. 

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Acid throughout
Acidosis throughout
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) 9
Airway obstruction 9
Albumin 3
Alkalosis throughout
Allen test 1
Altitude 11
Antacid 15
Antiemetics 15
Anxiety 9, 11
Anxiolytics 11
Arterial blood sample 1
Aspirin 11
Asthma 9
Base throughout
Bronchodilators 9
Buffer 2-5
Carbon dioxide 2, 4
Chemical buffer 3
Chest expansion 9
Chest pain 11
Compensation throughout
Confusion 9
COPD 9
Cyanotic 9
Dehydration 13
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) 13
Diarrhea 13
Dizziness 11
Dyspnea 9
Dysrhythmias 13, 15
Electrolytes 15
Excretion 5
Fully compensated throughout
Globulins 3
Heart failure 9
Hemodialysis 13
Hemoglobin 2-3
Homeostasis 6
Hydrogen ion 2-5
Hypermetabolism 13
Hyperventilation 4, 11
Hypotension 13
Hypoventilation 4, 9
Kidney 2, 5
Kidney failure 13
Kussmaul respirations 13
Lethargy 9, 15
Liver failure 13
Mechanical ventilation 9
Metabolic acidosis throughout
Metabolic alkalosis throughout
Metabolic system throughout
Muscle weakness 9
Naloxone 9
Numbness 11
Opioid overdose 9
Overdose 9, 15
Pancreatitis 13
Partially compensated throughout
Phosphate 3
Pneumonia 9
Pneumothorax 9
Polycythemia 9
Pulmonary edema 9
Pulmonary embolism 9
Pulmonary hypertension 9
Reabsorption 5
Renal failure 13
Respiratory acidosis throughout
Respiratory alkalosis throughout
Respiratory depression 9
Respiratory system throughout
Saliclyate toxicity 11
Shock 11
Starvation 13
Tachycardia 13, 15
Trauma 9, 11
Uncompensated throughout
Urine 5