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EGA in aria ambiente

English translation: Blood gas analysis in room air

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Italian term or phrase:EGA in aria ambiente
English translation:Blood gas analysis in room air
Entered by: Emanuela Galdelli
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12:17 Apr 4, 2008
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Medical - Medical: Health Care
Italian term or phrase: EGA in aria ambiente
It's a pulmonary examination. What does it stand for? Thanks a lot.
Emanuela Galdelli
Italy
Local time: 14:14
Blood gas analysis in room air
Explanation:
It's not a lung examination, it's a blood examination. Test of blood gas composition while the patient is breathing room air (as opposed to assisted breathing with oxygen etc.)

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Note added at 4 mins (2008-04-04 12:21:36 GMT)
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emogasanalisi is the full term in Italian.
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Marie-Hélène Hayles
Local time: 14:14
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Blood gas analysis in room air


Explanation:
It's not a lung examination, it's a blood examination. Test of blood gas composition while the patient is breathing room air (as opposed to assisted breathing with oxygen etc.)

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Note added at 4 mins (2008-04-04 12:21:36 GMT)
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emogasanalisi is the full term in Italian.

Marie-Hélène Hayles
Local time: 14:14
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Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 52
Grading comment
Thanks a lot!
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Asker: Thanks a million!


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Apr 4, 2008 - Changes made by Emanuela Galdelli:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/59153">Emanuela Galdelli's</a> old entry - "EGA in aria ambiente" » "Blood gas analysis in room air"


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