TITLE

Acid test helps critically ill patients

AUTHOR(S)
Read, Cathy
PUB. DATE
December 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10558627

 

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