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With the bewildering multiplicity of data in respiratory physiology and cellular oxidation and the burgeoning clinical application of these data in pump oxygenators, intensive respiratory care units, and hyperbaric oxygen chambers, a modern review of the effects of hypoxia would indeed be welcome. This book succeeds in many respects but fails in others. It succeeds especially in presenting an amazingly complete review of the literature up to 1955 with regretably less complete coverage since.
There are two introductory chapters on the history of the study of hypoxia, classification of hypoxia, the transport of oxygen in the blood, and techniques of
Hypoxia. A Detailed Review of the Effects of Oxygen Want on the Body.. Ann Intern Med. ;60:935. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-60-5-935_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;60(5):935.
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