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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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When considering the blood gas pre-analytic phase, metabolic changes occur rapidly after sample drawing.
Calibration standard of the common brand of arterial blood gas analyzers are documented in the Clinical and Laboratory Standard Institute.
Technavio's report, Global Blood Gas and Electrolyte Analyzer Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Central Venous catheter has become an integral part in the management of critically ill patients being used for fluid administration, an important source of blood sample for chemical analysis and sampling, parenteral nutrition and central venous pressure determination and administration of drugs with high osmolality that cannot be given through peripheral veins and also provides a readily available and safe alternative to repetitive arterial blood gas analysis.
the diagnostic value of fetal pulse oximetry in comparison with fetal scalp blood gas in predicting neonatal outcome was assessed and it was found that these two tests were favorably comparable.
The researchers concluded: "Analysis of absolute accuracy showed a smaller bias but slightly larger standard deviation for SpHb than the blood gas analyzer when compared to the hematology analyzer reference.
All the determinations were performed using a RAPIDLab[R] 1200 Blood Gas Analyzer (Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
For 10 days, whole-blood potassium was measured with an AVL Omni 6 blood gas analyzer (Roche Diagnostics) in all arterial blood-gas specimens received by the laboratory.
The new contract represented the second of two one-year options included in an agreement signed in 1998 and covered Radiometer's product line of blood gas analysers, analyser and patient data management software, transcutaneous monitors and accessories and consumables, Radiometer said.
Before using the program, the operator must enter the normal blood gas values of the appropriate laboratory (the high and low normal values of pH, [PO.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Blood Gas and Electrolyte Analyzers in Units and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Blood Gas Analyzers (Benchtop Analyzers, & Point-of-Care Analyzers), and Electrolyte Analyzers.
Announcement of competition: Blood gas syringes to the enterprises of Health South East