arterial blood


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Related to arterial blood: Arterial blood gas, Arterial blood pressure
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Noun1.Arterial blood - blood found in arteriesarterial blood - blood found in arteries; "except for the pulmonary artery the arterial blood is rich in oxygen"
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
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Radiometer's safePICO70 arterial blood gas syringes enable safe and simple, single-handed removal of needles, helping to eliminate needle-stick injuries.
Thus, Arterial Blood Gases in conjunction with these additional analytes provide a comprehensive view of the patient at a single point in time.
The gold-standard sample for blood-gas analysis is arterial blood obtained anaerobically via an indwelling arterial catheter (most often sited at the radial artery in adults and the umbilical artery in neonates), or arterial puncture.
3 shows a selected-ion chromatogram of a mixed venous and an arterial blood sample from the same patient.
But after a substantial increase in arterial blood temperature, caused by intense exercise, venous blood from the scalp and forehead -- which had been cooled in dilated veins -- traveled back into the cranium, the physiologists say.
A control unit generates timed pressure pulses to the cuffs that greatly increase arterial blood flow in patients with obstructed leg arteries; a condition called peripheral arterial occlusive disease.
0 times the MAC, there was significant dose-dependent decrease in the arterial blood pressure.
His capillary blood glucose level was being monitored two hourly by fingerstick method with an Accu-check Active (Roche, Germany) instant glucose testing kit and six hourly by arterial blood samples via an arterial blood gas analyser (ABL-715, Radiometer, Copenhagen).
This full-color, how-to text covers all aspects of phlebotomy, with complete coverage of equipment, safety procedures, arterial blood gases, point-of-care testing, and a special emphasis on practical phlebotomy skills.
Performing an arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis is a fundamental skill yet many find it difficult to learn and apply.
In the study, the Masimo LNOP Blue sensor -- which was specifically designed for use in pediatric patients with low oxygen saturation -- was compared to a Nellcor OxiMax sensor and to a standard Masimo LNOP sensor not designed for cyanotic patients, and was shown to have a "significantly higher correlation to arterial blood gas in comparison to the two other sensors studied.