Here is an infographic for Vet Techs on a blood gas analysis in your anesthetized veterinary patient. Analyzing arterial (can analyze venous sample) blood gas can provide vital information about your patient. An analysis provides accurate representation of a patient’s respiratory function and acid-base status.
Vicki Olson graduated from Bel-Rea Institution for Animal Technology, in 2003 and went on to work in a specialty hospital, in surgery for 10-years. A few years ago she received her Bachelor’s degree in marketing. She joined the VetTechPrep team in 2015, to help aid in the importance of educating and licensing veterinary technicians.