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English translation: arterial oxygen saturation is 98% in room air (ambient oxygen)

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05:36 Dec 16, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Cardiology
French term or phrase: en oxygène/en air ambiant
la saturation arterielle en oxygene est notee a 98% en air ambiant
claire1
Canada
Local time: 13:44
English translation:arterial oxygen saturation is 98% in room air (ambient oxygen)
Explanation:
Ambient oxygen is the normal oxygen level in room air (distinguished form concentrated oxygen from a mask or nasal prongs).

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Note added at 12 mins (2005-12-16 05:48:57 GMT)
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The ambient oxygen is 21% at sea level.
http://www.eso.org/safety/Archive/Altitude/text44.html

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Note added at 14 mins (2005-12-16 05:51:07 GMT)
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The arterial oxygen saturation refers to the oxygen saturation of hemoglobin in the blood of the arteries.
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5 +6arterial oxygen saturation is 98% in room air (ambient oxygen)
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en oxygene/en air ambiant
arterial oxygen saturation is 98% in room air (ambient oxygen)


Explanation:
Ambient oxygen is the normal oxygen level in room air (distinguished form concentrated oxygen from a mask or nasal prongs).

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 12 mins (2005-12-16 05:48:57 GMT)
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The ambient oxygen is 21% at sea level.
http://www.eso.org/safety/Archive/Altitude/text44.html

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Note added at 14 mins (2005-12-16 05:51:07 GMT)
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The arterial oxygen saturation refers to the oxygen saturation of hemoglobin in the blood of the arteries.

Michael Barnett
Local time: 13:44
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