Blood gas analysis and disorders of acid-base balance – including analytical methods

  • Peter B. Luppa
  • Jan Martin
  • Philipp Deetjen


This chapter explains the principles and applications of blood gas analysis methods that have been used successfully for many years at the point of care, while discussing the fundamentals and interpretation of disorders of acid-base balance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter B. Luppa
    • 1
  • Jan Martin
    • 2
  • Philipp Deetjen
    • 3
  1. 1.Klinikum rechts der TU MünchenInstitut für Klinische Chemie und PathobiochemieMünchenGermany
  2. 2.Klinikum rechts der TU MünchenKlinik für AnästhesiologieMünchenGermany
  3. 3.Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Operative ­IntensivmedizinAugsburgGermany

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