TITLE

thermodilution

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2172
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "thermodilution" is presented. It refers to the use of an injected cold liquid such as, sterile saline into the bloodstream and measurement of the temperature change downstream. This process of injection is used to recognize cardiac output.
ACCESSION #
21248431

 

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