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desaturation

(diːˌsætʃəˈreɪʃən)
n
(General Physics) physics the addition of white light to a pure colour to produce a paler less saturated colour
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The TLP5214 integrates many functions to prevent the IGBT from reaching overcurrent conditions, including: IGBT desaturation detection, active miller clamp and FAULT detection.
Patients with ongoing angina or transient is-chemic attacks were excluded from the study, as were those with chronic lung disease resulting in significant shortness of breath or oxygen desaturation at rest, and those with lower-extremity amputation with no prosthesis or with an orthopedic disorder severely exacerbated by activity.
Beginning with an overview of terms, the work covers topics such as desaturation, film and filter approaches, RAW files and conversion options, channel mixer adjustments and black and white photographs with Silver Efex Pro 2.
As in this case, differential clubbing and desaturation is an important diagnostic clue for PDA complicated with Eisenmenger syndrome where auscultatory and echocardiographic signs of PDA are diminished.
This study was a department retrospective casenote audit investigating how this new unrestricted availability of sugammadex impacted on muscle relaxant use and reversal, operating theatre and post-anaesthesia care unit (PACU) time, length of stay and selected patient outcomes such a postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and oxygen desaturation during the PACU stay.
The three exercise-related factors identified by the researchers include oxygen desaturation at exercise (Sae), hypoxic cardiac response at exercise (HCRe) and hypoxic ventilatory response at exercise (HVRe).
Apnoea was defined as more than 90 per cent dropping of baseline airflow with continued chest wall and abdominal wall movement for a minimum of 10 sec, regardless of whether or not there was an associated oxygen desaturation or sleep fragmentation; baseline is defined as the mean amplitude of the three largest breaths in the two minutes preceding the onset of the event (15,16).
Another study by Bowton's group noted that hypoxemic events were not uncommon in the hospital setting, with 75 percent of the patients in that particular study having had at least one episode of desaturation with SpO2 < 90 percent, and 58 percent of patients having one episode with SpO2 < 85 percent.
The progression into regional oximetry is a natural step for Nonin and expands the reach of their proven monitoring solutions in an effort to provide clinicians with a more effective tool for identifying and preventing cerebral oxygen desaturation complications before they occur.
7) Although these measures could all be carried out in an outpatient surgical center, anesthesia guidelines recommend an overnight stay to observe the patient for desaturation or postobstructive pulmonary edema.
Desaturation appears to be a factor in the high rates of cardiovascular disease associated with apnea, Johansson says.
Serum viral load (n = 53) was associated with oxygen desaturation, mechanical ventilation, and death.