Alveolar Gas Equation Questions

Alveolar Gas Equation Questions will appear on many exams throughout your respiratory therapy schooling and a high probability on your Therapist Multiple-Choice (TMC) Examination. Use our free online Alveolar Gas Equation calculator to help with the following test...
Top 10 Reasons to Become a Respiratory Therapist

Top 10 Reasons to Become a Respiratory Therapist

I wrote the original ‘Top 10 Reasons to Become a Respiratory Therapist’ a few years ago. The post exploded on social networks on Respiratory Week of last year. The Post was shared over 30,000 times. This year’s Respiratory Week is October 22, 2017 to October 28,...
Oxygen Extraction Ratio (O2ER)

Oxygen Extraction Ratio (O2ER)

Oxygen Extraction Ratio (O2ER) is the amount of oxygen extracted by the peripheral tissues (CaO2-CvO2) divided by the amount of oxygen delivered (CaO2) to the peripheral tissues. Normal O2ER is around 0.25 or 25% O2ER: Oxygen Extraction Ratio CaO2: Arterial oxygen...