Acid test helps critically ill patients

Read, Cathy
December 1991
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p22
Reports on the introduction of a device called a tonometer which measures indirectly the amount of oxygen reaching the cells lining the stomach. Use of the formula known as the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation; Results of a test with a tonometer on typical intensive care patients in Argentina.


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