Equipment for Respiratory Therapy

  • J. Labrousse
  • A. Tenaillon
  • J. Chastre


In cases of severely ill patients, it was often said that ‘their lives are hanging on a thread’. This expression, however, is no longer meaningful in a modern ICU, in view of the multitude of devices currently available to treat such cases. Equipment for ICUs has become increasingly complex and costly. Yet the quality of the unit depends largely on a wise selection of such equipment.


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  • J. Labrousse
  • A. Tenaillon
  • J. Chastre

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