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Enzymatic glucose/oxygen biofuel cells: Use of oxygen-rich cathodes for operation under severe oxygen-deficit conditions.

A glucose/oxygen biofuel cell (BFC) that can operate continuously under oxygen-free conditions is described. The oxygen-deficit limitations of metabolite/oxygen enzymatic BFCs have been addressed by using an oxygen-rich cathode binder material, polychlorotrifluoroethylene (PCTFE), which provides an internal oxygen supply for the BFC reduction reaction. This oxygen-rich cathode component mitigates the potential power loss in oxygen-free medium or during external oxygen fluctuations through internal supply of...

Oxygen Reserve Index: Validation of a New Variable.

Pulse oximetry-derived oxygen saturation is typically >97% in normoxia and hyperoxia, limiting its clinical use. The new Oxygen Reserve Index (ORi), a relative indicator of the partial pressure of oxygen dissolved in arterial blood (PaO2) in the range of 100-200 mm Hg, may allow additional monitoring of oxygen status.

Use of Oxygen at the End of Life: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Practices in Wisconsin.

Oxygen therapy for the management of breathlessness remains controversial and little information is available regarding the practice of using oxygen at end of life. Oxygen use in end-of-life care is increasingly being questioned, while the use of oxygen for routine "comfort care" at end of life continues.

Topical oxygen therapy stimulates healing in difficult, chronic wounds: a tertiary centre experience.

Oxygen plays a central role in wound healing. Recent technological advances have miniaturised oxygen delivery systems, with novel topical oxygen therapy allowing patients to receive oxygen therapy 24 hours a day while remaining completely mobile. Here we aim to examine the efficacy and safety of continuous topical oxygen diffusion in a 'real-world' setting.

The Role of Oxygen Therapy in Normoxemic Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Supplemental oxygen has been commonly used in the cases of acute coronary syndrome (ACS); however, recent evidence suggests that high-concentration oxygen supplementation and hyperbaric oxygen in ACS patients are associated with adverse cardiovascular effects.

Pulse Oximetry and Arterial Oxygen Saturation during Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing.

Peripheral capillary oxygen saturation (SpO2) is used as surrogate for arterial blood oxygen saturation. We studied the degree of discrepancy between SpO2 and arterial oxygen (SaO2) and identified parameters that may explain this difference.

Oxygen versus air-driven nebulisers for exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomised controlled trial.

In exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, administration of high concentrations of oxygen may cause hypercapnia and increase mortality compared with oxygen titrated, if required, to achieve an oxygen saturation of 88-92%. Optimally titrated oxygen regimens require two components: titrated supplemental oxygen to achieve the target oxygen saturation and, if required, bronchodilators delivered by air-driven nebulisation. The effect of repeated air vs oxygen-driven bronchodilator nebulisation i...

Oxygen Regulation in Development: Lessons from Embryogenesis towards Tissue Engineering.

Oxygen is a vital source of energy necessary to sustain and complete embryonic development. Not only is oxygen the driving force for many cellular functions and metabolism, but it is also involved in regulating stem cell fate, morphogenesis, and organogenesis. Low oxygen levels are the naturally preferred microenvironment for most processes during early development and mainly drive proliferation. Later on, more oxygen and also nutrients are needed for organogenesis and morphogenesis. Therefore, it is critic...

Lipid-polymer bilaminar oxygen nanobubbles for enhanced photodynamic therapy of cancer.

Hypoxia in solid tumors may be a hindrance to effective treatments of tumors in achieving their therapeutic potential, especially for photodynamic therapy (PDT) which requires oxygen as the supplement substrate. Oxygen delivery using perfluorocarbon emulsions or lipid oxygen microbubbles has been developed as the agents to supply endogenous oxygen to fuel singlet oxygen generation in PDT. However, such methods suffer from premature oxygen release and storage issues. To address these limitations, we designed...

A simplified silver phosphate extraction method for oxygen isotope analysis of bioapatite.

Although phosphatic materials are chemically complex and are prone to exchange oxygen isotopes with their environments, the phosphate (PO ) component of these materials is robust and retains its original oxygen isotopic composition. As a result, there are currently several methods for the isolation of phosphate oxygen through the precipitation of silver phosphate (Ag PO ). However, some of these techniques produce Ag PO of questionable purity, while nearly all are lengthy and/or require relatively large sam...

Oxygen plasmas: a sharp chisel and handy trowel for nanofabrication.

Although extremely chemically reactive, oxygen plasmas feature certain properties that make them attractive not only for material removal via etching and sputtering, but also for driving and sustaining nucleation and growth of various nanostructures in plasma bulk and on plasma-exposed surfaces. In this minireview, a number of representative examples is used to demonstrate key mechanisms and unique capabilities of oxygen plasmas and how these can be used in present-day nano-fabrication. In addition to modif...

New Perspectives in Oxygen Therapy Titration: Is Automatic Titration the Future?

Oxygen therapy, like all technology-based treatments, is continuously evolving. There are no doubts as to its effectiveness in the treatment of acute and respiratory failure in different clinical scenarios. However, the dosing guidelines for oxygen therapy are not as strict as for other treatments. The use of higher than necessary flows over excessively long periods, derived from the clinician's perception of it as a 'life-saving treatment with few side effects', has led to a rather liberal use of this inte...

Oxygen titration after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a multi-centre, randomised controlled pilot study (the EXACT pilot trial).

Recent studies suggest the administration of 100% oxygen to hyperoxic levels following return-of-spontaneous-circulation (ROSC) post-cardiac arrest may be harmful. However, the feasibility and safety of oxygen titration in the prehospital setting is unknown. We conducted a multi-centre, phase-2 study testing whether prehospital titration of oxygen results in an equivalent number of patients arriving at hospital with oxygen saturations SpO2 ≥ 94%.

From Oxiranes to Oligomers: Architectures of US FDA Approved Pharmaceuticals Containing Oxygen Heterocycles.

Oxygen heterocycles are the second most common type of heterocycles that appear as structural components of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pharmaceuticals. Analysis of our database of drugs approved through 2017, reveals 311 distinct pharmaceuticals containing at least one oxygen heterocycle. Most prevalent among these are pyranoses, with furanoses, macrolactones, morpholines, and dioxolanes rounding out the top five. The main body of this perspective is organized according to ring-size, com...

Superconductivity in Anti-ThCrSi-type ErOBi Induced by Incorporation of Excess Oxygen with CaO Oxidant.

Recently, superconductivity was induced by expanding interlayer distance between Bi square nets in anti-ThCrSi-type YOBi through incorporation of excess oxygen with increased nominal amount of oxygen. However, such oxygen incorporation was applicable to only YOBi among ROBi ( R = rare earth metal), probably due to a larger amount of oxygen incorporation for YOBi. In this study, the interlayer distance in ErOBi was increased by cosintering with CaO, which served as an oxidant, indicating that excess oxygen ...

Effect of Apneic Oxygenation on Tracheal Oxygen Levels, Tracheal Pressure, and Carbon Dioxide Accumulation: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Buccal Oxygen Administration.

Apneic oxygenation via the oral route using a buccal device extends the safe apnea time in most but not all obese patients. Apneic oxygenation techniques are most effective when tracheal oxygen concentrations are maintained >90%. It remains unclear whether buccal oxygen administration consistently achieves this goal and whether significant risks of hypercarbia or barotrauma exist.

Review: Liberal oxygen increases mortality in acutely ill adults compared with conservative oxygen therapy.

Singlet Oxygen Production By a Crude Oil From the San Jorge Gulf Basin, Argentina.

The quantum yields for singlet oxygen production by diluted solutions of an Argentine crude oil and its SARA (saturates, aromatics, resins and asphaltenes) fractions were obtained by direct detection of the characteristic phosphorescence following monochromatic excitation at 355 nm. The most efficient sensitizers of singlet oxygen in organic media are crude oil, maltenes and aromatics fractions (values of singlet oxygen quantum yield are around 0.7), and resins (values around 0.1) are the poorest. Also, the...

Fabrication and high ORR performance of MnO nanopyramid layers with enriched oxygen vacancies.

Manganese oxide nanopyramids (MONPMs) with enriched oxygen vacancies (OVs) are vertically grown on nitrogen doped carbon (NC) microlaminate arrays with narrow spacing, yielding a high performance for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR).

In Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction and No Hypoxemia, Does Oxygen Therapy Improve Outcomes Compared With No Supplemental Oxygen?

Oxygen vacancies modulated Bi-rich bismuth oxyiodide microspheres with tunable valence band position to boost the photocatalytic activity.

How to optimize the photogenerated electron-hole pairs' separation efficiency and redox performance of defective photocatalysts is still a concern for photocatalysis research. In this study, rich oxygen vacancy was introduced in BiOI microsphere (BiOI-OVR) via a facile ionic liquid assisted solvothemal method to investigate the charge separation and photocatalytic performance. To demonstrate the dominant role of the introduced oxygen vacancy, partial oxygen vacancy in BiOI microsphere was repaired by post-c...

The nasal oxygen practice in intensive care units in China: A multi-centered survey.

Nurses frequently administer nasal oxygen therapy for patients in intensive care units (ICUs). However, little is known about the current status, nurses' management and perception on the nasal oxygen therapy in China. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the nasal oxygen practice of ICUs in China to provide insights into future direction.

A chemiresistor sensor based on a cobalt(salen) metallopolymer for dissolved molecular oxygen.

A resistance detection device for dissolved molecular oxygen in aqueous solutions is prepared using a chemiresistor material as sensor platform. The chemiresistive circuit element is fashioned from a thin film of a cobalt-salen metallopolymer electrodeposited on a platinum electrode. Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy shows that the resistive and capacitive properties of the sensor platform depend on the presence of dissolved oxygen. The electrical circuit models are R(Q/R)(Q/R) and R(Q/R)(Q/RW) in the ...

Effects of Pulmonary Flow Heterogeneity on Oxygen Transport Parameters in Exercise.

Under resting normoxic conditions, the healthy lung has ample oxygen uptake capacity relative to oxygen demand, but during exercise, increased oxygen demand and utilization become increasingly dependent on ventilation-perfusion matching. A mathematical model is used to investigate the effect of pulmonary flow heterogeneity, as characterized by the coefficient of variation (CV) of capillary blood flow, on pulmonary oxygen uptake in exercise. The model reveals that any level of heterogeneity up to a CV of 3 i...

Metalimnetic oxygen minimum and the presence of Planktothrix rubescens in a low-nutrient drinking water reservoir.

Dissolved oxygen is a key player in water quality. Stratified water bodies show distinct vertical patterns of oxygen concentration, which can originate from physical, chemical or biological processes. We observed a pronounced metalimnetic oxygen minimum in the low-nutrient Rappbode Reservoir, Germany. Contrary to the situation in the hypolimnion, measurements of lateral gradients excluded the sediment contact zone from the major sources of oxygen depletion for the metalimnetic oxygen minimum. Instead, the m...

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