Subjects then rested in a seated position for 15 min in a comfortable environment (25-28[degrees]C), and then venous blood samples were taken from an antecubital vein.
What does AC stand for?
AC stands for Antecubital
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- Ante Cenam (Latin: Before a Meal)
- Ante Christum (Latin: Before Christ)
- Ante Cibum (Latin: Before Meals)
- Ante de Cristo (Spanish: Before Christ)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A 'rule of thumb' is that, from the time the contrast injection into an antecubital vein begins, it takes 9 s to reach the heart, by 12 s it is through the lungs back to the heart, and by 15 s has reached the descending thoracic aorta.
A 52-year-old male had 8 months VAE treatment for relapsing stage 2A primary cutaneous marginal zone B-cell lymphoma; within weeks of primary excision of a lesion in the antecubital fossa in May 2008, a second distant lesion appeared.
They often complain of pain, swelling, and ecchymosis over the antecubital region.
After a 12 h overnight fast, venous blood was drawn from the antecubital vein and was collected in to vacutainer tubes with [k.
We covered the antecubital face of the forearm and the arm with surgical gauzes sinked into warm water of nearly 50[degrees]C (Fig.
The most commonly used site is the antecubital fossa as the veins are "large, usually easy to palpate and well supported by muscle and connective tissue".
Intravenous injections are often given in the crook of the elbow (the antecubital fossa), but that is "a universally recognized high-risk area for inadvertent intra-arterial injections" because arteries there may be in unpredictable places.