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What's a co-oximeter?
an instrument with a narrow band pass spectrophotometer used for measrng hemoglobin derivatives.
What derivatives of Hgb does the co-oximeter measure?
What is the principle of co-oximetry?
Hgb derivatives absorb different wavelengths at optimal values; by selecting these values for reading absorbance, can msr the amts in a sample.
What type of polychromator does a co-oximeter use?
a diffraction grating - light passes through and gives a continuous spectrum.
How many wavelenghts does the Co-oximeter measure at?
What are the clinical applications of a co-oximeter?
-Mostly for carboxyhgh (CO)
-Open heart surgery