The substitution of venous for arterial sampling during blood gas
analysis has been evaluated with cardiac arrest, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetic ketoacidosis, and miscellaneous forms of acute respiratory failure.
The clinical value of capillary blood gas
depends on the extent to which the pH, pC[O.sub.2] and p[O.sub.2] of capillary blood accurately reflects that of the arterial blood.
If air bubbles are present in a blood gas
sample, equilibrium of gases between the sample and air occurs, but no matter how large the bubble or no matter how much mixing is done, the combined P[O.sub.2] and PC02 can not exceed 150 mmHg at sea level and at normal barometric pressure.
In a study performed by Bakr et al., 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.
Another study comparing plastic versus glass syringes regarding blood gas
tensions in samples with high oxygen partial pressures concluded that glass syringes are superior to plastic syringes in preserving samples with a high P[aO.sub.2], and prompt and adequate cooling of such samples is essential for accurate blood gas
Once started, the user may choose from seven tutorials on blood gas
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This article will cover the minimum requirements for use of external quality controls with regard to blood gas
Venous blood gas
partial pressures, pH, bicarbonate and lactate concentrations, packed cell volume, white blood cell differential counts, and heterophil/lymphocyte ratios were measured from mourning doves (Zenaida macroura), boat-tailed grackles (Quiscalus major), and house sparrows (.Passer domesticus).
When an arterial blood gas
is drawn in the pulmonary lab we either analyze the arterial blood sample ourselves with an 1ST AT or send it down to the Clinical Laboratory to be analyzed using the large automatic machines.
The arterial blood gas
analysis is one of the most important investigation for assessment of clinical oxygenation and acid-base status in critically ill patients.
Apgar scores were low and blood gas
showed a pH of 7.165.
This nicely designed site from Radiometer intends to provide "practical information to help healthcare professionals deal with the daily issues surrounding blood gas
and critical care testing".
Offering a three-test menu of pH, PC[O.sub.2], and P[O.sub.2], the Stat Profile pHOx Basic blood gas
analyzer is intended primarily for respiratory care applications where a standard blood gas
profile is required.