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Studies on the respiratory exchange and the sugar, non-protein nitrogen, chlorides and carbon dioxide content of blood, were made on anesthetized (morphine + amytal) dogs. Tracheotomy was done and connection made to a Benedict universal apparatus. Blood analyses were done by standard methods. The high frequency current had the following characteristics: wave length ― 200 meters, relatively high voltage, currents from 500 to 1000 milliamperes. Electrodes were placed on the left upper arm and right thigh, or on either side of the head. Treatment continued from 1 to 3 hours. Temporary measurements were made with thermocouples and mercury wavometers. The
Some Metabolic Changes Occurring in Prolonged Diathermy Treatments.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:193–194. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-4-2-193_2
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