What is the use of barium in therapeutics enema?
Barium is opaque on X Ray, so it is used as a 'contrast medium'. Barium enemas are given before x-rays of the bowel so that abnormalities can be seen and diagnosed. Barium enemas are only one diagnostic tool a doctor will use to diagnose a bowel problem. ...
Asked in Medical Technologies, Periodic Table, X-Ray
Why is barium carbonate toxic while barium sulphate is not?
Barium sulfate is insoluble in water, while barium carbonate will dissolve. As barium carbonate dissolves in water, it dissociates, and the barium ions are freed. The barium ions are toxic, and that is the crux of the issue. ...
Asked in Elements and Compounds, Barium
How many moles of Barium in 0.01 moles of Barium nitrate?
The formula of barium nitrate is Ba(NO3)2 . . . Therefore, there are 0.01 moles of Barium in Barium Nitrate ...
Asked in Metal and Alloys, Barium
How can you separate barium sulphate from a mixture of barium sulphate and water?
First of all cool the mixture down. Barium Sulfate is only about 2% soluble anyway but the cooling will help even more. Then the mixture can be centrifuged and the water decanted off. Alternatively, the whole mixture can be filtered leaving behind the solid barium sulfate on the filter paper. ...