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The carbon dioxide tension in the mixed venous blood entering the pulmonary capillaries is about 46 torr.
The curve nomogram was used all over the world in connection with the Astrup method for determination of blood carbon dioxide tension.
Tobias JD, Wilson WR Jr, Meyer DJ: Transcutaneous monitoring of carbon dioxide tension after cardiothoracic surgery in infants and children.