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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:
alveolar-arterial 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:mixed-venous 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:mixed-venous carboxyhemoglobin saturation
%
Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
mixed-venous methemoglobin saturation
%
Abbrev./symbol and calculated as:
mixed-venous 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