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Medical gases 

Medical gases
Chapter:
Medical gases
Author(s):

Philip Wiffen

, Marc Mitchell

, Melanie Snelling

, and Nicola Stoner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199603640.003.0009
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date: 12 December 2018

Clinical uses 162

Cylinder identification coding 168

Guideline for oxygen use in adult patients 170

Domiciliary oxygen therapy 172

In ventilators and incubators—to provide uncontaminated and controlled airflows.

Replacement for contaminated atmospheric air.

Carrier for volatile anaesthetic agents.

Power source for pneumatic equipment....

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