By Harry Sobotka (Ed.), C.P. Stewart (Ed.)
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3. Magnesium Salts as Purgatives ................................ 5. The Renal Excretion of Magnesium .............. 1. The Renal Tubular Handling of Magnesium .................... 6 . Hormonal Relationships . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. Parathyroid . . . 2. Thyroid . .... 3. Pituitary . .... 4. Adrenals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. Pancreas .................................................. 7. Methods for the Determination of Magnesium in Biological Materials .
3. When using the equilibration technique the nomogram by SiggaardAndersen and Engel (S11) is preferred as it gives the most relevant acid-base values in a very simple way (cf. 1). Further, the nomogram allows the whole procedure to be checked, which is due to the fact that the hemoglobin concentration determines the slope of the pH/log pC02 line. Thus, if a line for a blood sample has been found (for instance, line A-B in Fig. 4) , the correctness of the slope of the line can be checked by transposing the line the same distance in milliequivalents on both the BB and the BE graph until the line intersects the BE graph at 0.
P H Standards The use of accurate pH standards is necessary for accurate pH measurement. A practical pH scale has been defined through immense work carried out at The National Bureau of Standards of the United States (NBS). The pH scale is based upon a series of standard buffers. The pH value of a given sample is measured against the nearest pH standard. 100. For pH measurements of blood we find two phosphate buffers suitable: the equimolar phosphate buffer and a phosphate buffer especially for blood and other physiological media ( B2).
Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Vol. 6 by Harry Sobotka (Ed.), C.P. Stewart (Ed.)