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blood gas

[′bləd ‚gas]
(ordnance)
War gas which, when absorbed into the body, primarily by breathing, affects body functions by interfering with transfer of oxygen from the lungs via the blood to tissues.
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TABLE 2 Bias and precision during the PEEP recruitment manoeuvre Oxygen saturation (%) Range Mean SD Bias Precision Baseline Arterial blood gas 87.
The researchers reported, "The LNOP Blue Sensor indicated significantly higher correlation to arterial blood gas in comparison to other two sensors studied.
This review is intended to help you perform an arterial blood gas draw in complete safety and efficiency no matter what the circumstances and conditions.
Dependent areas should be avoided as sites for pulse oximetry recording and there should be a low threshold for confirmation of low pulse oximetry readings with arterial blood gas analysis.
Several studies have convincingly shown that iatrogenic blood loss due to lab testing, including arterial blood gas sampling, can result in increased morbidity due to stress on the cardiovascular and respiratory system and the need for allogeneic blood transfusion.
From an arterial blood gas standpoint, their PaO2 is either near the lower limit of normal or just below 80 mm Hg in the mild hypoxemic range.
Intraoperatively the patient's arterial blood gas was analysed every half hour to ensure adequacy of oxygenation.
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Group I(*) Chemistry 115 5 110 Complete blood count (CBC) 42 8 34 Arterial blood gas (ABG) 10 4 6 PT/PTT 68 3 65 Urinalysis 61 3 58 Group II(**) Average length of test TAT in the main lab 83(***) Average length of test TAT for Mobile Lab 18 * Based upon time/motion study.
Arterial lines are typically placed in intensive-care units to monitor patients' blood pressure and assess their arterial blood gas levels.
While point-of-care testing is the road to speedy results for many institutions, our hospital lab used the total quality management (TQM) process to significantly improve arterial blood gas turnaround time to the intensive coronary care units (ICCU), thereby keeping the work in the central lab.
It also includes a dual source corporate options agreement for arterial blood gas kits (ABG's), blood pressure cuffs and HCH's (humidifiers).