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Premedication

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Torr can be used as measuring unit in place of mmHg for the measurement of: (AIIMS May 10)



A Rate of flow

B Gaseous pressure

C Solubility of anaesthetic agent

D Minimum alveolar concentration

Ans. B

Gaseous pressure

Usually employed units for gaseous pressure in India are psi (pound per square inch) and kg/em', other units are atmosphere. mmHg, torr, Kpa and bar. The relation among different units are:

1 atmosphere = 760 mmHg = 760 torr (i.e., 1 mmHg = 1 torr) = 1.033 kg/em' = 1.013 bar = 101.32 Kpa = 14.7 psi

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