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Alveolar-Arterial Oxygen Gradient

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OPENPediatrics Staff

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Calculates the A-a gradient to assess for degree shunting and V/Q mismatch.

All calculations must be confirmed before use. The authors make no claims of the accuracy of the information contained herein; and these suggested doses are not a substitute for clinical judgement.

Last reviewed: February 24, 2015

Topics: Pulmonology

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