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Survey of blood gas interpretation
  1. Í O’Sullivan,
  2. R Jeavons
  1. Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Íomhar O’ Sullivan
 Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol BS2 8HW; Iomhar.O'

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Hospital clinicians frequently request arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis to aid in the diagnosis and management of patients.

We carried out a one-day, survey to see how well ABG’s were interpreted. We asked 66 participants to complete a written questionnaire during their normal working duties. No one declined to take part. Respondents were asked to …

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