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Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Blood Gas

Distal Ischaemia



    • Clinical Features

    • Pain
    • Pallor
    • Pulselessness
    • Paralysis
    • Paraesthesia
    • Poikilothermia
    • Causes

    • Clotting
    • Vasospasm
    • Prevention

    • Avoid a limb with peripheral vascular disease
    • Perform Allen’s test before inserting the needle
    • Reconsider need for the ABG
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