external shunt

external shunt

a device for the passage of body fluid from one compartment to another. It consists of a tube or catheter (or a series of such containers) that passes from one compartment or cavity to another over the body surface rather than inside the body. See also hemodialysis, hydrocephalus.
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An integrated low-resistance conductor means that external shunt resistors are not required and Hall-effect sensing technology eliminates the error normally associated with the sensor resistance varying with temperature.
3], glucose, and protein levels), history of trauma, presence of external shunt at the time of meningitis diagnosis, days of admission before infection and total length of hospital stay, elective surgery, previous use of antibiotics, susceptibility tests for Acinetobacter, antibiotic therapy (intravenous and intrathecal) used, and patient outcome.
Also some of the information is a little dated, for example the page detailing haemodialysis illustrates an external shunt rather than a gortex graft as an alternative to a fistula, and has a paragraph on acetate dialysis.
A four active-arm bridge, using sputtered-deposited thin-film elements, make up the sensing element and provisions have been made for singlearm, external shunt calibration.
This type of measurement, performed directly at each power supply, requires no current probe or external shunt resistor.
Bi-directional current sensing detects over-current conditions during positive and negative load currents without any external shunt resistors.
They were usually also smokers, had very poor veins and had to be either haemodialysed via an external shunt or receive peritoneal dialysis.
C Traction Motor Ammeter Flush Panel Mounting Type, Moving Coil Heavy Duty Version External Shunt Type But To Be Supllied With Out Shunt With Range 0-1000 Amps D.
I was shown an external shunt which consisted of cylindrical tubing placed in a vein and an artery and the 2 pieces joined together by a connector.

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