[Pre-analytic errors in the determination of arterial O(2)-partial pressure under hyperoxic conditions].

@article{Risch1999PreanalyticEI,
  title={[Pre-analytic errors in the determination of arterial O(2)-partial pressure under hyperoxic conditions].},
  author={Armin Risch and Andreas E Biedler and Fritz Mertzlufft},
  journal={Der Anaesthesist},
  year={1999},
  volume={48 8},
  pages={533-7}
}
OBJECTIVE A variety of influences reduce the validity of the measured oxygen partial pressure (paO(2)). Most errors occur when obtaining the blood sample and preparing it for analysis. Unfortunately, there is great controversy concerning the relevance and extent of these pre-analytic errors. Apart from this, the exact estimation of influencing factors under… CONTINUE READING