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What was the rule for setting the ventilator dials to manage hypercapnia? Where does one find out how to estimate a patient's response to oxygen? Are there any guidelines for recognizing and managing an acute drug overdose? These questions and many others frequently asked by housestaff, students, and therapists are answered in this compact, meticulously formulated manual. Despite the outline format, the manual represents a fine resource for the essentials in diagnosis, recognition, and treatment in most acute cardiopulmonary conditions.
The sections on arterial blood gas analysis, pulmonary embolism, hypoxemic respiratory failure, cardiac arrhythmias in acute respiratory disease, acute drug
Manual of Acute Respiratory Care.. Ann Intern Med. ;97:807. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-5-807_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(5):807.
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