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  • achieve
  • To achieve a linear response to the hematocrit, the researchers treated the device with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, which stabilizes the blood, and NaCl, which improves cell transport. (acs.org)
  • method
  • Another simple method is termed the spun hematocrit or 'spun crit. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • The invention provides an optical method and apparatus for non-invasively determining blood hematocrit. (google.ca)
  • 5. A method of claim 1, wherein the mathematical model comprises a non-linear mathematical equation relating hematocrit to the reflectivity of the plurality of red blood cell constituents. (google.ca)
  • 15. A method of claim 1, wherein the processing includes comparing the optical spectrum with the mathematical model to determine blood hematocrit. (google.ca)
  • iron
  • Some patients with very low hematocrits may require intravenous iron, transfusions or medications to stimulate the production of red cells by the bone marrow. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • heat
  • Most commonly, a person who has an elevated hematocrit could experience heat intolerance, sweating, weight loss, and fatigue or weakness . (wisegeek.com)