oa South African Medical Journal - A method for the estimation of blood volume : a preliminary report
|Article Title||A method for the estimation of blood volume : a preliminary report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *University of Cape Town **Union Health Laboratories, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||May 1953|
|Pages||413 - 416|
|Keyword(s)||Assessing blood volume, Blood volume and Dextran|
Methods of estimating blood volume have been outlined briefly. A method of estimating blood volume by using dextran 6% in saline has been descriptionbed. It is suggested that this method may have some advantages over the use of dyes. However, further work is necessary before it can be advocated for general use and, in addition, it proves rather too laborious for routine use.
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