TITLE

Effects of posture on the distribution of pulmonary ventilation and perfusion in children and adults

AUTHOR(S)
Bhuyan, U; Peters, A M; Gordon, I; Davies, H; Helms, P
PUB. DATE
June 1989
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun1989, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p480
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66118268

 

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