What are the contraindication for arterial blood gases (ABGs) in pulmonary function testing?

Updated: May 14, 2020
  • Author: Kevin McCarthy, RPFT; Chief Editor: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM  more...
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No contraindications exist, although some sampling sites may be deemed unsuitable for use secondary to peripheral circulatory disorders.

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