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A method for measuring oxygen consumption and cardiac output in intensive care units.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1139386     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A simplified measurement of oxygen consumption was investigated in 15 spontaneously ventilating and 11 apnoeic patients in the intensive care unit following open-heart surgery, using a Godart Pulmonet type 11e. Three consecutive measurements were performed on each patient to define the reproducibility of the method. The coefficient of variation of VO2 was plus or minus 3.16 per cent and plus or minus 3.42 per cent in spontaneously breathing and apnoeic patients respectively. Arterio-mixed venous oxygen difference (CaO2-CVO2) was also measured and cardiac output (CO) calculated using the Fick principle, in the spontaneously ventilating patients. Coefficient of variation of CaO2-CVO2 and CO values were plus or minus 4.63 per cent and plus or minus 4.70 per cent respectively.
Authors:
J L Hoyt; A R Boutros
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Anaesthetists' Society journal     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0008-2856     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Anaesth Soc J     Publication Date:  1975 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-08     Completed Date:  1975-10-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0371163     Medline TA:  Can Anaesth Soc J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  460-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arteries
Cardiac Output*
Humans
Intensive Care Units*
Methods
Oxygen / blood
Oxygen Consumption*
Tidal Volume
Veins
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
7782-44-7/Oxygen

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