hematocrit hematocrit

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the ratio of the volume occupied by packed red blood cells to the volume of the whole blood as measured by a hematocrit
  2. (n) a measuring instrument to determine (usually by centrifugation) the relative amounts of corpuscles and plasma in the blood

Usage(s):

  1. Bleeding in moderation to cut the hematocrit score to a safe reading between 40% and 45%, the Tulane doctors suggest, may well be one answer.
  2. Urinalysis, blood count, sedimentation rate, hematocrit and blood chemistry tests.

News

  1. UC Davis Study Identifies Better Blood Glucose Monitor for Burn Care

    Glucose monitoring systems with an autocorrect feature that can detect red blood cells (hematocrit), vitamin C and other common interferents in burn patients’ blood are better for monitoring care, a pilot study conducted by UC Davis researchers at the School of Medicine and College of Engineering has found. (PRWeb August 29, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8 ...
    on August 30, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Study identifies better blood glucose monitor for burn care

    ( University of California - Davis Health System ) Glucose monitoring systems with an autocorrect feature that can detect red blood cells (hematocrit), vitamin C and other common interferents in burn patients' blood are better for monitoring care, a pilot study conducted by UC Davis researchers at the School of Medicine and College of Engineering has found.
    on August 30, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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