arterial blood gases


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Noun1.arterial blood gases - measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial bloodarterial blood gases - measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood; important in diagnosis of many respiratory diseases
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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The topics are spirometry: dynamic lung volumes, static (absolute) lung volumes, diffusing capacity of the lungs, bronchodilators and bronchial challenge testing, arterial blood gases, other tests of lung mechanics: resistance and compliance, the distribution of ventilation, maximal respiratory pressures, preoperative pulmonary function testing, simple tests of exercise capacity, patterns in various diseases, when to test and what to order, interpreting pulmonary function tests, and illustrative cases.
The comparison of venous and arterial blood gases in sepsis has not been specifically studied.
Correlation of simultaneously obtained capillary, venous and arterial blood gases of patients in a paediatric intensive care unit.
The interpretation of arterial blood gases was based on normal values for Bogotaa, a city located at 2,640 m.o.s.l.
The arterial blood gases drawn before the conclusion of the case were within acceptable limits (Table 1).
Complete blood counts, serum electrolytes, renal function tests, arterial blood gases, prothrombin time, activated partial throm-boplastin time, urine complete examination and abdominal ultrasound of all the patients were done.Indications for peritoneal dialysis were noted.
Arterial blood gases. This test will determine if enough oxygen is getting into your blood from the lungs.
Arterial blood gases on this admission with her breathing 3 liters/ min of O2 via nasal cannulae were grossly abnormal with a pH of 7.25, a pCO2 of 54 mmHg, a pO2 of 80 mmHg, a bicarbonate of 22 mEq/L, and an O2 saturation of 93%.
Thirty minutes after the start of administration of the specified concentration of sevoflurane, arterial blood gases were measured in each animal (sample volume: 0.15 mL).
ABG or arterial blood gases analysis measures how efficiently oxygen is carried into, and carbon dioxide taken out of, the blood.