In this podcast we talk about one of the MOST useful and EASIEST, QUICKEST calculations you can do to determine just how sick your respiratory-compromised patient is…the PF ratio! Check out some of the amazing things you’ll learn:
- What the P and F stand for; what is PaO2 and what is FiO2?
- Difference between PaO2 and SaO2
- Optimal PaO2 ranges and levels of hypoxemia
- How to calculate the PF ratio and what the heck it means
- What the numbers tell us and how it applies to the overall clinical picture
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