Arterial Blood Gas Sampling (ABG) – OSCE Guide

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This video demonstrates how to perform arterial blood gas (ABG) sampling in an OSCE setting.

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Emad Qasem says:

excellent video guys

Fatima Ali says:

thankyou ….it helps me alot

Charlotte says:

Thanks for this! I’m a neuro-nurse and we’re allowed to take ABGs at my hospital (in Sweden). However, no one at my unit seems to do the Allan’s test – is that a must in the procedure?

Sheila Tagg says:

I've had this done so many times. Doctors are only just starting to offer locals first.

Linh nguyễn khánh says:

wwoww i havent use any local anesthesia when doing the ABG @@

Sanjeev George says:

is there a special syringe for ABG alone ?

Hi Gianne says:

I'm confused, are we supposed to expel the heparin or leave it in the syringe when we take abg? Thank you.

Sheila Tagg says:

These bloody hurt. I think phlebotomists should be able to do this, they generally in my opinion are better at it.

Doesitmatter? says:

Just here to see what kind of bs my doctor's making me do now. Dammit this looks painful.

rumit99 says:

why did you expel the heparin from the syringe? i thought you needed a little heparin in the syringe to prevent the blood from clotting?

Tj Townsend says:

Who really does the allens test?
I mean, cmon.

wholeNwon says:

Good. I don't know how many times I've done this procedure but it must be in the high hundreds. I use an iodine prep. and very much agree with the injection of a small quantity of local anesthetic first. I use an insulin or tuberculin syringe and needle with lidocaine It makes the procedure so much more comfortable for the patient. I also puncture the radial artery a little more distally where it is slightly more superficial and a little less mobile.

Josh Tedesco says:

Great video! Just starting as an Rn at the end of June so this refresher was really helpful! Thanks!

Rian Kusumo says:

keren video nya. I like

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