A theoretical study of the composition of the alveolar air at altitude.

@article{Fenn1946ATS,
  title={A theoretical study of the composition of the alveolar air at altitude.},
  author={Wallace O. Fenn and Hermann Rahn and Arthur B. Otis},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1946},
  volume={146},
  pages={
          637-53
        }
}
In our studies of high altitude physiology we have found an oxygen-carbon dioxide diagram a very great aid to accurate thinking. It has been useful in so many different problems that we consider it worth while to describe it in this paper so that it can be made available to others. 1. Breathing pure oxygen. In this diagram the alveolar tensions of carbon dioxide are plotted as ordinates against the alveolar tensions of oxygen as abscissae as in figure 1, which represents the situation when an… 
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