Arterial puncture for blood gas analysis.
N Engl J Med. 2011 Feb 3;364(5):e7
Authors: Dev SP, Hillmer MD, Ferri M
Measurements of arterial pH and the partial pressures of carbon dioxide and oxygen provide accurate information on the status of the body's acid-base balance and gas exchange. This video demonstrates the proper technique for the performance of radial artery puncture for blood gas analysis.
PMID: 21288091 [PubMed - in process]