G. H. FAGET, M.D.; WALTER B. MARTIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The use of oxygen as a therapeutic agent in pneumonia had its origin in the work of Haldane2 and Meltzer.5 Among the earlier methods of administration was the face mask of Haldane and the hollow tongue compressor of Meltzer. Later, oxygen chambers were constructed at the Rockefeller Institute by Stadie and Binger, by Barach at the Presbyterian Hospital, New York, and by Boothby at the Mayo Clinic. It was not, however, until the introduction of bed tents, originally designed by Hill and modified by Roth, Binger, Barach and others, that it was possible to apply oxygen therapy to large groups
FAGET GH, MARTIN WB. THE OXYGEN THERAPY OF PNEUMONIA: (FIVE YEARS' EXPERIENCE AT THE U. S. MARINE HOSPITAL, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA)1. Ann Intern Med. ;12:32–38. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-12-1-32
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1938;12(1):32-38.
Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Pneumonia, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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