hematocrit : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words

hematocrit


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

  • 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.
  • Doctors have traditionally waited until the patient's hematocrit the proportion of the blood made up of red blood cells drops below the normal range of 45% to 55% before .
  • As a rule, they introduced donated blood as soon as the patient's hematocrit--a measure of the proportion of the blood made up of oxygen-carrying red cells--fell below the normal .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    Aug. 29, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • 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 ...
    Aug. 29, 2013 - PRWeb

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image