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Wilderness Environ Med. 2005 Summer;16(2):101-3.

Efficient breathing circuit for use at altitude.

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Nuffield Department of Anaesthesia, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK. kyletsp@postmaster.co.uk

Abstract

We describe a case report of a subject suffering high-altitude cerebral and pulmonary edema successfully treated with low flow rates of supplemental oxygen administered with a breathing system designed to conserve oxygen supplies at high altitude.

PMID:
15974260
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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