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Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gas


About This Course

By the end of this short course, you will be able to: 

  • interpret arterial blood gases (ABG)
  • explain differential diagnoses of common respiratory and metabolic acid-base disturbances
  • explain how the human body buffers acid-base disturbances


This course has no requirements. Have at it.


Course Staff Image David Jahanlu

David Jahanlu

Assistant Professor, dept. of Bioengineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo Metropolitan University. David's main field of research involves quantitative methods in medical studies and applied statistics. And when it comes to animation, he's the wiz.

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Ingebjørg Sæbøe

Ingebjørg is a former teacher and school leader who went on to be an editor for Aschehoug. After 3 years she chose the pathway of open access by returning "home" to OsloMet, where she also got her MA in 2015 (Digital Learning Design). Loves people, sometimes tech. Self-appointed Grammar Nazi.

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