base deficit

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base def·i·cit

a decrease in the total concentration of blood buffer base, indicative of metabolic acidosis or compensated respiratory alkalosis.
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base def·i·cit

(bās def'i-sit)
A decrease in the total concentration of blood buffer base, indicative of metabolic acidosis or compensated respiratory alkalosis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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O'Donnell-Nicol, "Admission base deficit predicts transfusion requirements and risk of complications," Journal of Trauma, vol.
Figures 7, 8 and 9 represent 3D scatters of the frequency domain metrics for recordings in the test group based on pH and base deficit. These images indicate a separation of the two types of recordings (normal and abnormal) based on the specified clinical outcomes.
Only 24.0% of infants had a pH of <7.00, 57.9% had a Pa[O.sub.2] of >100 mmHg, 53.0% had hypocarbia (PaC[O.sub.2] <35 mmHg), and 81.3% had a base deficit of >12 mmol/L.
In severe traumatic injury, a base deficit (BD) of Greater than 6 identifies patients that require early transfusion, increased ICU days and a higher risk for ARDS (adult respiratory distress syndrome) and MOF (multi organ failure).8,9
We do have more firms that are in base deficit, where they are below their base earnings.
Base excess or base deficit is an indication of the amount of anionic compound and hydrogen ion in the patient's blood compared to the "normal" level for that patient.
Among women who were monitored with both the STAN monitor and conventional monitoring--as opposed to conventional monitoring only--metabolic acidosis (defined as an umbilical cord arterial pH below 7.05 and a base deficit above 12 mmol/L) was reduced by 54% and operative deliveries for nonreassuring fetal heart rate were reduced by 19%.
The goals for resuscitation in civilian trauma center ICU before transfer to OR are stated as a temperature >36[degrees]C, Base deficit >-5, normal lactate, Prothrombin time (PT) <15 seconds.
Furthermore, during the 7-72 hours following the initial therapy those in the goal-directed therapy group had higher mean central venous oxygen saturation, lower lactate concentration, lower base deficit, higher pH, and significantly less severe organ dysfunction than those in the standard therapy group.
It was revealed through univariate analysis that variables associated with mortality at a liberal p-value of 0.150 included the female sex, AGA, a hydration status of dehydrated or in hypovolaemic shock, gestation, transfer time, serum urea, arterial base deficit and serum HCO3.

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