15 and a sevenfold drop in babies with a base excess less than 12 mEq/L, he said.
What does BE stand for?
BE stands for Base Excess (measure of metabolic acid level in blood)
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- Bacterial Endocarditis
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- Baha'i Era (Baha'i Calendar)
- Baltimore and Eastern Railroad Company
- Band Elimination
- Bandwidth Expansion
- Bankers Edition (Ellie Mae loan origination software)
- Barium Enema
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Base Ejection
Samples in periodicals archive:
Her condition deteriorated, with generalised peritonitis, a very high base excess (-12.
Many clinicians disregard or put much less emphasis on some of the reported results, or do not report it at all, citing insignificance of the calculated values; total CO2, base excess and standard bicarbonate .
Calculated values include bicarbonate, total carbon dioxide, base excess in blood, base excess in extra cellular fluid and oxygen saturation.
The EG6+ cartridge will offer tests for blood gases along with sodium, potassium, hematocrit, as well as calculated values for bicarbonate, base excess, oxygen saturation, total carbon dioxide, and hemoglobin.
1, a base excess less than -10, a 5-minute Apgar score of less than 7, and neonatal ICU (NICU) admission.
0 or a base excess of -12 or higher in cord or venous blood taken from newborns within 60 min of birth, or the need for resuscitation at birth and/or for positive pressure ventilation (>3 min) (15).
Last year, Diametrics Medical introduced a test cartridge that measures blood pH, carbon dioxide (pCO2) and oxygen (pO2) and also calculates bicarbonate (HCO3), total carbon dioxide (TCO2), base excess in blood (BEb), base excess in extra cellular fluid (BEecf) and oxygen saturation (O2SAT).