Acid-base balance is one of those things that occur “behind-the-scenes” with all of your patients. But when this balance is off, it can be pretty dramatic! In this podcast episode, Nurse Mo takes you through a review of acid-base physiology and then brings it home with patient scenarios you’re likely to see in the clinical setting.
In this episode we’ll review:
Common causes of acid-base imbalances
Ways the body compensates and regulates pH
Four patient scenarios
If you’re in Advanced Med/Surg and want to practice ABGs, go through my step-by-step tutorial here (https://straightanursingstudent.com/abgs-easy-as-1-2-3/)
For references, see the accompanying blog post here (https://straightanursingstudent.com/understanding-acid-base-balance)
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