arterial blood gas


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arterial blood gas

n.
The concentration of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood, whose partial pressures are measured along with other factors such as blood pH in order to assess oxygen saturation and other metabolic indicators in patients, especially those with respiratory disorders.
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Our hypothesis was that Intellivent-ASV is safe and provides ventilation that results in arterial blood gas (ABG) results that are at least equivalent to ASV or SIMV.
Arterial blood gas results after emergent intubation Test Result pH 7.
When using plastic syringes, the arterial blood gas analysis should be processed shortly after the sample is collected.
If all blood aliquots sent for arterial blood gas analysis had been tested with co-oximetry, the incurred cost would have created approximately $9 million in incremental hospital expenses for their 28-month study (6).
the following day the hospital's staff performed arterial blood gas analysis, to ascertain the acidity and amount of saturated gas in the sample.
MONTREAL -- Physicians should not exclude a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism based on arterial blood gas analysis, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians.
Oxygen at 3-4 liters per nasal cannula, arterial blood gas, continue home medications, morphine 2 mg every 2 hours for pain, nuclear lung scan stat, electrocardiogram and chest x-ray, IV fluids of 0.
An arterial blood gas analysis revealed severely decompensated respiratory acidosis.
Four hours later, an arterial blood gas revealed a metabolic acidosis with a pH of 7.
Respiratory status should be continuously evaluated by pulse oximetry or arterial blood gas analysis to assess the adequacy of ventilation and oxygenation.
Vital Signs is a leading manufacturer of Anesthesia, Respiratory and Critical Care devices, including the number one in Face Mask CPAP and Resuscitators and number two marketshare for Arterial Blood Gas kits.
Arterial blood gas tests methodology: automated, application: diagnostic laboratory, rating: reagent, type: blood