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- Blood : The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (i.e., blood vessels). Whole blood includes plasma and blood cells.
- Gas : One of the major states of matter (i.e., gas, liquid, solid and plasma).
- Analytical chemistry : Subfield of chemistry concerned with finding what constituents are in an unknown sample (i.e., qualitative analysis) and how much of each (i.e., quantitative analysis)
- Pulse oximetry : Non-invasive method allowing the monitoring of the oxygenation of a patient's haemoglobin.
- Capnography : Continuous recording of the carbon dioxide content of expired air.
- Ion selective electrode : Electrodes which can be used to measure the concentration of particular ions in cells, tissues, or solutions.
- Oxygen : A chemical element with the symbol O and atomic number 8.
- Carbon dioxide : Chemical compound composed of two oxygen atoms covalently bonded to a single carbon atom.
- Carbon monoxide : A colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that is slightly lighter than air and consists of one carbon atom and one oxygen atom.
- Hyperoxia : An increased partial pressure of oxygen in the blood.
- Hypoxia : A decreased partial pressure of oxygen in the blood.
- Hypercapnia : An increased partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the blood.
- Hypocapnia : A decreased partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the blood.
- Intensive care : Advanced and highly specialized care provided to medical or surgical patients whose conditions are life-threatening and require comprehensive care and constant monitoring. It is usually administered in specially equipped units of a health care facility, directed by intensivists.
- Gas embolism : Add brief definition or description