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Arterial Blood Gases.

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Type: Blood gases interpretation and clinical simulation.
Computer: IBM PC/XT or compatible with 80-column display, minimum 128K memory, one double-sided disk drive, PC-DOS version 2.0 or higher.
Format: One 5¼-inch double-sided, double-density floppy disk.
Documentation: Four-page booklet.
Publisher:Williams and Wilkins Company, Electronic Media., 428 E. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21202: . (800) 638-0672.

Ann Intern Med. 1986;105(1):154-155. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-105-1-154_2
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This program is another in the RxDx series written by Edward P. Hoffer, M.D., and G. Octo Barnett, M.D., from the Laboratory of Computer Science, Massachusetts General Hospital. These interactive programs depict clinical situtations for physicians, medical students, and other health professionals. The programs are available on a floppy disk or can be accessed with a modem via the Telenet communications network. The program is advertised as teaching a simple four-step approach to the interpretation of arterial blood gas data and calculation of the alveolar-arterial oxygen gradient. The user is provided with cases requiring the interpretation of arterial blood gases


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