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What does pCO2 stand for?

pCO2 stands for Partial Pressure of Carbon Dioxide


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4 [degrees]F (38 [degrees] C), heart rate greater than 90 beats per minute, breathing rate greater than 20 breaths per minute or arterial partial pressure of carbon dioxide less than 4.
8 in the equation immediately following; getting 'A' and 'a' confused as subscripts when referring to alveolar and arterial partial pressures; the partial pressure of carbon dioxide is certainly proportional to the ratio of production to alveolar ventilation, but it is certainly not equal to this ratio.
Their method is based on calculations using careful measurements of the amount of dissolved inorganic carbon in a water sample and the partial pressure of carbon dioxide in the air above a lake.