pCO2


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pCO2Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide
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However, the relationship between sNSE and all COPD classification patients, particularly those with mild symptoms, and some clinical observation index (FEV1, PH, PO2, PCO2, etc.) was still not clear.
The neonates of macrosomia group had a higher umbilical cord pCO2 (p < 0.001) but a lower pO2 (p < 0.001), Apgar score at 5 minutes (p = 0.044), and arterial pH (p = 0.017).
Despite normalization of potassium level (k 4.1 mmol/L) following the measures mentioned above, the acidosis persisted with maintained normal bicarbonate level and normal PCo2 (Table 1).
Epidemiologic data such as age and sex in addition to clinical and laboratory data including blood pressure, pulse rate, respiratory rate, accessory respiratory muscle use, and Sa[O.sub.2] and VBG parameters (HCO3, BE, PCO2, and pH) were measured at the time of enrollment and subsequently at 60 minutes and six and 24 hours after NPPV initiation.
During that visit, a corporal blood gas was obtained revealing a pH of 7.12, PCO2 of 30, and PO2 of 43, suggestive of ischemic priapism.
A corporal blood gas was collected which showed the following: pCO2, 89 mmHg (normal = 32-43); pO2, 32 mmHg (normal = 83-108); pH 7.20 (normal = 7.37-7.44).
As additional CO2 is produced by metabolism, the CO2 in the bag accumulates, and the partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PCO2) of all body fluids rises progressively.
1) Estabilizacion del paciente con pCO2 normal (40 mmHg), 2) Calculo del tiempo de la prueba de apnea: 60 x pCO2 del paciente / 2.5 (por ejemplo, 8 minutos), 3) Preoxigenacion del paciente con FIO2 al 100% por 15' para eliminar depositos de nitrogeno respiratorio y acelerar el transporte de oxigeno, 4) Desconeccion del paciente del ventilador, colocandole una sonda que estara conectada a una fuente de oxigeno de 6 ml x minuto (100% FIO2) por el tiempo que dio el calculo inicial (para este ejemplo y ejercicio, 8 minutos).
In the same time, Table 2 demonstrates that pH, p[O.sub.2], and pCO2 are without significant between control and asthmatic patients, while it was significant (P < 0.05) for pH between control and COPD patients, and for p[O.sub.2] and pC[O.sub.2] in the two groups, it showed a highly significant difference (P < 0.001).
Prime delivers a full 10-test profile in just 60 seconds: pH, PCO2, PO2, Na, K, iCa, Cl, Glucose, and Lactate.
Table 1: Patient Characteristics MEAN [+ or -] SD AGE (years) 50.6 [+ or -] 19.1 HR (/min) 112 [+ or -] 18.2 MAP (mmHg) 88.7 [+ or -] 12.5 RR (/min) 29.5 [+ or -] 6.6 PCO2 (mmHg) 35.9 [+ or -] 13.5 P[O.sub.2]/FiO2 148.9 [+ or -] 77.2 GCS 13 [+ or -] 3.5 Total Count (/cu mm) 10572 [+ or -] 5125 PLATELETS (/cu mm) 1.9 [+ or -] 1.1 S.