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oximeter

[äk′sim· əd·ər]
(medicine)
A photoelectric photometer used to measure the oxygenated fraction of the hemoglobin in blood which is either circulating in a particular tissue of an intact animal or human being, or during, or shortly after, its withdrawal from the vascular system, by observation of the absorption of light transmitted through or reflected from the blood.
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The baseline CO level was measured using a Mini Smokerlyzer cooximeter (Bedfont Scientific Ltd., Rochester, UK) (Jarvis, Russell, & Saloojee, 1980).
The diagnosis should be confirmed by an FDA-cleared cooximeter. The initial therapeutic goal is to improve oxygen delivery with assisted ventilation.
865 cooximeter (East Walpole, MA) for hemoglobin, chloride, potassium, sodium, glucose, and ionized calcium.