Effects of sample temperature and storage time on arterial blood gases values

AYDOĞAN M. S. , YÜCEL A. , ERDOĞAN M. A. , ŞANLI M. , KONUR H., ÖZGÜL Ü. , ...Daha Fazla

HEALTHMED, cilt.6, ss.3952-3956, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Dergi Adı: HEALTHMED
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.3952-3956


Background: Arterial blood gas analysis is vital during diagnosis and treatment monitorization of mechanically ventilated patients. Work overload delays blood gas analysis lead to false results. Therefore syringes and the blood samples is recommended to kept cool or cold environment. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of refrigerator-cooled syringes on blood gas analysis.