CONTROLLED OXYGEN THERAPY IN RESPIRATORY FAILURE.

@article{Hutchison1964CONTROLLEDOT,
  title={CONTROLLED OXYGEN THERAPY IN RESPIRATORY FAILURE.},
  author={D. C. S. Hutchison and David C Flenley and Kenneth W. Donald},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1964},
  volume={2 5418},
  pages={
          1159-66
        }
}
pulmonary infection or develop further serious airway obstruction due to asthma, smog-irritation, or exacerbation of bronchitis. Hypoxia may be profound during these episodes, and its relief by the administration of oxygen is urgently necessary. However, this often leads to further depression of ventilation and the development of "carbon-dioxide narcosis" (Donald, 1949; Comroe, Bahnson, and Coates, 1950; Westlake, Simpson, and Kaye, 1955; Sieker and Hickam, 1956). The therapeutic problem in… CONTINUE READING

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