COVID-19 Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Interpretation
 

GAIN A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF ACID-BASE DISORDERS IN COVID-19 PATIENTS

Acid-base disturbances are common - especially in patients with severe viral infections such as COVID-19. 

The accurate interpretation of lab tests in patients with acid-base problems is key to managing patients in critical condition.

This video series is a collection of previously recorded MedCram videos on ABGs and acid-base disturbances.



This course will remain free, please share it with anyone you think may be interested. We hope you find it helpful, and we welcome feedback.

If you want CME or CEUs for this course, please sign up for one of our All-Access Plans (you'll get access to all MedCram videos and CME for the accredited courses).


WHAT YOU'll RECEIVE FROM THIS COURSE:

  • A systematic approach to lab results to spot abnormal acid-base findings and solve acid-base questions
  • A clear understanding of the four primary types: metabolic acidosis, respiratory acidosis, metabolic alkalosis, and respiratory alkalosis
  • Illustrations of Winter's Formulas, the Anion Gap, Compensation, and the balance involved with Bicarb, Carbon Dioxide, and more
  • Hands-on interpretation practice with multiple practice cases. Dr. Seheult will work through these in the video in real-time
  • A clinical perspective of acid-base nuances
Course Contents:
  • Course Introduction
  • Definition and Henderson-Hasselbalch Equation
  • Bicarb, Carbon Dioxide, and Anion Gap
  • Compensation and Acid Base States
  • Winter's Formulas and Compensation
  • The Method of Solving Acid Base Questions
  • Practice Cases Part 1
  • Practice Cases Part 2
  • Practice Cases Part 3
  • Post-Course Quiz

    PHIL KING, MD

    Well explained

    FABRIZIO BENATTI, RN

    Easy to follow, precise and full of notions. Highly suggested

    AARON VELASCO

    This is a new way of understanding ABG interpretation. The presentation was clear, I was very attentive up to the end.

    MARIA EDUARDA LOURO, MD

    Excelent!

    MOHAMMAD NASSAR (Medical Student)

    CHRISTINA ENGSTEDT, RN

    This was very informative and gave a great explanation of acid/base balance. Thank you.

    ALICIA W HERMOGENES, MD

    Excellent

    MATT PATTERSON, MD

    Generally love the MEDCRAM courses. Furthermore as a medical student I loved analysis of gases (was a calculus and chemistry major). Needed to review as have not thought about it for + years in depth. Found it very difficult to listen to the mini lecture series as it was not engaging. Need to focus on why and how and then immediate practice problem for application or it becomes very dry. I'm sorry but I have to rate this poorly because I think there is a lot of room for improvement, particularly as Medcram usually do great courses.

    DEBRA NOEL, RN

    Excellent!!!!!

    JASEN VLADISLAVIC, MD


  • Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

  • Over 20 years teaching experience as both an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.

  • Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.



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