It is extremely useful when performing ABG analysis especially during Non Invasive Ventilation.
On the left column Air Flow liters/min can be chosen and on the right column are picked Oxygen Flow liters/min: Total Flow and FiO2 are the calculated using this well known formula:
((Air Flow *21) + (Oxygen Flow * 100)) / (Air Flow + Oxygen Flow).
It's author's belief that medical practitioners such as Nurses, Respiratory Therapists or Physicians may really appreciate this item.
DISCLAIMER: The calculator provided is not meant to be a substitute for professional advice and is not to be used for medical diagnosis. Extensive effort has been exerted to make this software as accurate as possible; however the accuracy of information provided by this software cannot be guaranteed. Health care professionals should use clinical judjement and individualize therapy to each patient care situation. All rights reserved - 2012 Pietro Bertini - Anesthesia and Intensive Care Department - University Hospital of Pisa - Dr. Fabio Guarracino, Head of Department