PMID: 6437297Oct 1, 1984

Construction of acid-base alignment nomograms to estimate buffer base and base-excess concentrations in arterial blood from immature pigs

American Journal of Veterinary Research
J P Hannon

Abstract

Acid-base characteristics of a population of immature domestic pigs were used to construct a blood acid-base alignment nomogram with scales to estimate porcine buffer base concentration. The nomogram was based on average plasma bicarbonate concentration of 31.6 mEq/L and plasma albumin and globulin values of 25.4 and 32.2 g/L, respectively. A measurement temperature of 38 C was assumed. Subsequently, this nomogram was used to construct a blood acid-base alignment nomogram with scales to estimate porcine base-excess concentration. The nomogram was based on the assignment of zero-base excess to blood with a pH of 7.50 and a PCO2 of 40 mm of Hg. Construction details, including tabular data reflecting the acid-base characteristics of porcine plasma and erythrocytes, are provided.

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