TITLE

Microcomputer based instrument for measuring novel pulmonary function test

AUTHOR(S)
Craine, Brian L.; Craine, Eric R.
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1996, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p2910
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the design of a prototype instrument for measuring the end-tidal concentration of carbon monoxide during human respiration. Measurement of the carbon dioxide concentration using a nondispersive infrared spectrophotometer; Feature of the technology which allows for the construction of a portable instrument that will allow the application of this pulmonary function test.
ACCESSION #
4376481

 

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