TITLE

Hypercapnic respiratory failure: from the past to the future

AUTHOR(S)
Shneerson, John
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2007, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p1024
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the development of respiratory medicine concerning the respiratory failure in Great Britain. He notes that the work of Moran Campbell and his colleagues clarified the physiological basis of the clinical presentations of respiratory failure. It stated that the adverse effect of supplement oxygen of removing the hypoxic drive and exacerbating respiratory failure was recognized and controlled oxygen therapy using Venturi masks became established.
ACCESSION #
27885441

 

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