Siggaard-Andersen nomogram | definition of Siggaard-Andersen nomogram by Medical dictionary
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.
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 and the identification of primary acid-base disorders was standardized in accordance with the eight possibilities proposed on the Siggaard-Andersen nomogram
in 1963, which were further adjusted for altitude by P.E Paulev in 2005 [7, 10].
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.