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Oxygen consumption

(where W is the patient's weight in kg)


symbol and equation:
base excess 
BE


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
barometric pressure 
mmHg


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
alveolar oxygen tension 
mmHg


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
arterial/alveolar oxygen tension ratio 
fraction(n.nn)


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
alveolararterial oxygen tension difference 
mmHg


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
amount of blood flow 
Q L/min


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
amount of blood flow that is shunt 
Q L/min


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
total blood flow; cardiac output 
Q L/min


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
cardiopulmonary shunt fraction 
Q /Q fraction (n.nn)


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
arterial oxyhemoglobin saturation 
%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:mixedvenous oxyhemoglobin saturation

%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:arterial carboxyhemoglobin saturation

%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:arterial methemoglobin saturation

%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:arterial oxyhemoglobin saturation

%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:alveolar oxyhemoglobin saturation

%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:mixedvenous carboxyhemoglobin saturation

%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
mixedvenous methemoglobin saturation 
%


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
mixedvenous oxyhemoglobin saturation 
%


Abbrev./symbol:temperature of the patient

T


Abbrev./symbol:mixed venous

v


Abbrev./symbol:ventilation

V


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:alveolar ventilation

V ml/min


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:minute ventilation

V ml/min


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:Carbon dioxide production

V mlco /min


Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:oxygen consumption

V mlo /min


Abbrev./symbol:carbon dioxide excretion

V


Symbol: times (between units)

*


Symbol: over time (above units)

*


Abbrev./Symbol:per minute

/min


Abbrev./Symbol:per minute

min


Abbrev./Symbol:unit of measure Centigrade

C


Abbrev./Symbol:
degrees change Centigrade 
C


Abbrev./Symbol:
unit of measure Fahrenheit 
F


Abbrev./Symbol:
degrees change Fahrenheit 
F


Abbrev./Symbol:
centimeters of water 
cmH O


Abbrev./Symbol:
millimeters of mercury 
mmHg


Abbrev./Symbol:
inside (internal) diameter 
ID


Abbrev./Symbol:
outside (external) diameter 
OD


Abbrev./Symbol:
pounds per square inch 
psia


Abbrev./Symbol:
pounds per square inch gauge 
psig
