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Microcomputer Measurement of Blood and Tissue Oxygenation

  • J. W. Kiel
  • A. P. Shepherd
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 180)

Abstract

Quantitative measurements of blood oxygenation are generally required in studies of oxygen transport to tissue, but oximeters and similar blood oxygen-measuring devices are usually single-purpose instruments incapable of making other measurements. Moreover, they do not provide the continuous, on-line measurements necessary to explore the dynamics of tissue oxygenation. The advent of the microcomputer has made it possible to overcome these limitations.

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Incident Intensity Percent Saturation Blood Flow Signal Compute Variable Transmitted Light Intensity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Kiel
    • 1
  • A. P. Shepherd
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterSan AntonioUSA

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