Product News: Radiometer’s Blood Gas App Offers Guidance on Evaluating Parameters

26 Apr 2012

SelectScience visited the Radiometer booth at Biomedica 2012, held in Dublin, Ireland, 24th and 25th April, and learnt about some of the additional educational services offered by the company.

Radiometer’s blood gas app is an easy-to-use guide, designed to assist healthcare professionals in evaluating blood gas parameters, which play a key role in evaluating the condition of critically ill patients. Blood gas parameters can be divided into subgroups of oxygen status, related metabolic parameters and acid-base status, and the amount of data to interpret can be overwhelming.

As well as providing a description of Radiometer’s blood gas analyzer parameters, the app offers guidance on the evaluation of arterial oxygen status based on comprehensive blood gas analysis (including oximetry) and a closely related metabolic parameter, lactate.

The handy app is available for iPhone/iPad, Windows Phone and Android. It can be viewed in Danish, English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish.

Radiometer also sponsors and maintains an educational website called, which aims to bridge the gap between scientific publications and daily practice, with information on the daily issues surrounding acute care testing. The website enables professionals to quickly and easily access publications and articles that are directly relevant to them. Content for the site is provided by healthcare professionals around the world and registration is free.