pO2 and Oxygen Content Measurement in Blood Samples Using Polarographic Oxygen Sensors

  • C. R. Bridges

Abstract

A major function of blood in most organisms is to supply the tissues with oxygen. The measurement of oxygen partial pressure (\( {p_{{{\rm{O}}_{\rm{2}}}}} \)) and oxygen content (\( {c_{{{\rm{O}}_{\rm{2}}}}} \)) in blood are therefore important criteria through which the state of the gas exchange system of the organism can be assessed.

Keywords

Dioxide Depression Mercury Propylene Syringe 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. R. Bridges
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  1. 1.Abteilung PhysiologieMax-Planck-Institut für experimentelle MedizinGöttingenGermany

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