EDMUND ANDREWS, M.D.; HENRY N. HARKINS, M.D., Ph.D.
Underhill and his associates1, 2, 3 did experiments at the time of the World War on the effects of the gases chlorine, phosgene and chlorpicrin. He showed that these lung irritants caused massive pulmonary edema with marked blood concentration. The total extent of this edema was not measured, but it was shown to be a protein-containing exudate. The average increase in blood concentration of four dogs which inhaled 41 to 50 parts per million of phosgene for one-half hour was 166 per cent of the control value as measured by hemoglobin readings. Underhill4 showed that in the influenzal pneumonia that
ANDREWS E, HARKINS HN. "SURGICAL SHOCK" FACTORS IN PNEUMONIA1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1503–1507. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-10-1503
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(10):1503-1507.
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