Jan 15, 1976

Development of a special electrode for continuous subcutaneous pH measurement in the infant scalp

American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
O StammA Campana

Abstract

Using a combined special glass electrode it is possible to monitor pH ratios and pH variation in the subcutaneous tissue of the infant scalp continuously. Tests on a normal sample of newborn babies immediately after birth showed a significant correlation between tissue pH and capillary blood pH, with the trend of pH variation being broadly similar in both measurement media.

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Hydrogen Ion Concentration Measurement
Entire Scalp
Scalp Structure
Glass (Substance)
Electrode
Subcutaneous Tissue
Monitoring, Physiologic
Capillary Blood
Specimen Type - Electrode
Umbilical Cord Blood

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