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measurement of the pH level and the oxygen and carbon dioxide concentrations in arterial blood

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The court concluded that, as the plaintiff's expert medical witness testified at trial, the arterial blood gas analysis, as well as the pH level of the infant's blood, should have been performed more frequently in order to determine the infant's condition.
Recent studies combining D-dimer with arterial blood gas (ABG) values as a diagnostic method showed impressive negative predictive values, but efforts to validate the results were unsuccessful.
Stat arterial blood gas, oxygen mask to keep saturation above 95%
De Hert SG, Heytens LG, De Jongh RG, et al: The influence of labetalol on arterial blood gas data, pulmonary haemodynamics and pulmonary shunting.
In these cases, an arterial blood gas or pressure transducer monitoring may be used to detect misplacement (1).
Today's healthcare environment presents many challenges to laboratorians or clinicians responsible for arterial blood gas (ABG) testing.
Radiometer's safePICO70 arterial blood gas syringes enable safe and simple, single-handed removal of needles, helping to eliminate needle-stick injuries.
The skill that was ranked as second in importance was assessment of arterial blood gas and acid-base status.
The aim was to determine which of the two non-invasive methods produces measurements of oxygen saturation that most closely approximate the arterial blood gas co-oximetry ([S.
Arterial blood gas analysis showed mild hypoxemia and hypocapnia (Pa[O.
Methods that can be used to triage women with suspected acute pulmonary thromboembolic disease include arterial blood gas measurements, D-dimer assays, Doppler studies, and chest radiography.
Initial evaluation of the patient with acute inhalation of mercury vapor, according to LaDou (1997), should address the potential for cyanosis, tachypnea, and pulmonary edema; therefore, arterial blood gas measurement and a chest X ray are important if respiratory symptoms are present.
Clinical use of continuous arterial blood gas monitoring in the pediatric intensive care unit.
Harger and his associates said that "for a pregnant woman with dyspnea or tachypnea, waiting for 100 lesions to appear before obtaining a chest radiograph or an arterial blood gas reading or starting intravenous antiviral therapy would be unwise.