Siggaard-Andersen nomogram

Sig·gaard-An·der·sen nom·o·gram

(sig'ard an'dĕr-sĕn),
a nomogram used to predict acid-base composition of blood by the slope and position of a buffer line constructed when PCO2 on a logarithmic scale is plotted against pH.

Siggaard-Andersen,

Ole, Danish clinical biochemist, 1932–.
Siggaard-Andersen nomogram - used to predict acid-base composition of blood.

Siggaard-Andersen nomogram

a nomogram used to determine the base excess level of a blood sample from its pH and Pco2 values.
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In the 1960's, the Siggaard-Andersen nomogram used this value to further explain the extent of the non-respiratory cause of a patient's abnormal pH.