Blood Samples

Chapter

Abstract

Analysis of both venous and arterial blood is an important part of modern diagnostics. Basically, blood samples should only be performed if there is an adequate intervention to an abnormal laboratory value or if the parameter otherwise offers a help in diagnosis of the patient, in grading the severity of the disease, or in estimating the patient’s prognosis.

Keywords

Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Activate Partial Thromboplastin Time Arterial Blood Sample Secondary Brain Injury Central Pontine Myelinolysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Anaestesi- Børne-og Kirurgicenter, Anaestesien 4. afd.Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University HospitalAalborgDenmark

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