Relationship between the humidity and temperature of inspired gas and the function of the airway mucosa.

@article{Williams1996RelationshipBT,
  title={Relationship between the humidity and temperature of inspired gas and the function of the airway mucosa.},
  author={R. Williams and N. Rankin and T. Smith and D. Galler and P. Seakins},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={24 11},
  pages={
          1920-9
        }
}
  • R. Williams, N. Rankin, +2 authors P. Seakins
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • Critical care medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To review the available literature on the relationship between the humidity and temperature of inspired gas and airway mucosal function. [...] Key MethodDATA SOURCES International computerized databases and published indices, experts in the field, conference proceedings, bibliographies. STUDY SELECTION/DATA EXTRACTION Two hundred articles/texts on respiratory tract physiology and humidification were reviewed.Expand Abstract
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