Arterial blood gas is a blood test that is done on the radial artery in the wrist to find out the levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide and the PH of the blood. This is the test used to diagnose respiratory insufficiency.

Substantiated information by:

Jorge Moisés Lafuente
Xavier Alsina Restoy
Yolanda Torralba Garcia

Published: 10 May 2019
Updated: 10 May 2019

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