10.5 liters of oxygen

English translation: 10.5 liters of oxygen per minute

18:59 Dec 2, 2017
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Medical - Medical: Health Care
English term or phrase: 10.5 liters of oxygen
On 20 Nov 2016, the relevant laboratory results included blood oxygen saturation level (SpO2) in the 70’s with the subject on oxygen 6.5 liters per nasal cannula. The subject\'s SpO2 was at 90% at rest on 10.5 liters of oxygen per nasal cannula.

Does "10.5 liters" mean the speed of oxygen inhalation? If so, what is the Denominator?
jyuan_us
United States
Local time: 06:58
Selected answer:10.5 liters of oxygen per minute
Explanation:
Yes, speed, or better said "(flow) rate".
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Daniel Frisano
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Local time: 12:58
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10.5 liters of oxygen per minute


Explanation:
Yes, speed, or better said "(flow) rate".

Daniel Frisano
Italy
Local time: 12:58
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