FRC and Efficiency of Gas Mixing in the Lung. SF6

  • B. Jonson
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 13)

Abstract

In intensive care, functional residual capacity, FRC, can only be determined using gas dilution or washout techniques. He or N2 are commonly used marker gases. Methods based on these gases are less than ideal.

Keywords

Helium Washout 

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