Respiratory function in cases of chronic pulmonary tuberculosis: study of about 8,000 cases

Giusseb Di, Maria (1958) Respiratory function in cases of chronic pulmonary tuberculosis: study of about 8,000 cases. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 6 (2). pp. 65-69.

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Abstract

This gives the results of an inquiry of the respiratory function in more than 8,000 patients with chronic tuberculosis of the lungs. In a high number of the cases was found a respiratory deficiency which nearly always depended on a hypoventtion. Very often this deficiency could not be compensated. The A A. describe the method which was adopted for the inquiry: comparison of the ventilation and the consumption of oxygen in atmospheres with different concentrations of O2 (21 %, 50%, 15 %) during work and rest combined with arterial oxymetric controls. The A. judges this method as reliable and particularly useful for patients which cannot stand fatiguing tests of work.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Respiratory Function, Chronic Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Subjects:Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiration Disorders > Respiratory Insufficiency
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiration Disorders > Hyperventilation
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory System > Lung
Circulatory and Respiratory Physiology > Respiratory Physiology
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:868
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:14 October 2005

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