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Hyperventilation Syndromes

Physiological Considerations in Clinical Management
  • L. C. Lum

Abstract

This study of Da Costa’s syndrome and hyperventilation-based illness spans 25 years and 3500 patients. With the first 2000, clinical diagnosis was backed by laboratory control—spirometry, blood gases, and end-tidal Pco2; latterly, clinical criteria alone have been used. Measurements rarely enhance the evidence of the experienced eye (Lum, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1987).

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Panic Attack Mitral Valve Prolapse Respiratory Alkalosis High Protein Intake Cortical Arousal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. C. Lum
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chest Medicine (Emeritus)Papworth and Addenbrooke’s HospitalsCambridgeEngland

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