Applications of respiratory mass spectrometry to intensive care

@article{Gothard1980ApplicationsOR,
  title={Applications of respiratory mass spectrometry to intensive care},
  author={John W.W. Gothard and C M Busst and Margaret A. Branthwaite and N. J. H. Davies and David M. Denison},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1980},
  volume={35}
}
A monitoring and research system based on a respiratory mass spectrometer controlled by a microprocessor has been installed in a paediatric intensive care unit. It provides an opportunity to study up to twelve patients simultaneously at distances up to 30 m from the instrument, can operate for prolonged periods without intervention, and includes a routine for regular calibration checks. There is an automatic sensitivity control which compensates for minor variations in probe patency or in water… 

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