Development of a special electrode for continuous subcutaneous pH measurement in the infant scalp.

Citation:
Development of a special electrode for continuous subcutaneous pH measurement in the infant scalp., Stamm, O., Latscha U., Janecek P., and Campana A. , American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 1976 Jan 15, Volume 124, Issue 2, p.193-5, (1976) copy at http://profiles.uonbi.ac.ke/rmkibugi/publications/development-special-electrode-continuous-subcutaneous-ph-measurement-infant-sc

Abstract:

Using a combined special glass electrode it is possible to monitor pH ratios and pH variation in the subcutaneous tissue of the infant scalp continuously. Tests on a normal sample of newborn babies immediately after birth showed a significant correlation between tissue pH and capillary blood pH, with the trend of pH variation being broadly similar in both measurement media.

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