Accession Number : AD0746265

Title :   Endocrine and Pulmonary Response to Hemorrhagic Shock.

Descriptive Note : Annual progress rept.,

Corporate Author : BOSTON UNIV MASS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Egdahl,Richard H. ; Hechtman,Herbert B.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : ;Contents: Hydrocortisone metabolism in the adrenalectomized dog with measurements of the quantative significance of each organ in the total metabolic clearnace of hydrocortisone; Cortisol reponse to normotensive and hypotensive oligemia in the unanesthetized primate; Direct measurement of insulin secretory rate in shocked primates and post operative patients; Insulin response to hemorrhagic shock in the intact and adrenalectomized primate; Lung volumes and compliance; Lung volumes, ventilation, compliance and pulmonary gas exchange during shock in the dog; Lung volumes, ventilation and gas exchange in critically ill patients; Chromated platelet studies and capillary integrity; Cardiac output determinations.

Descriptors :   (*SHOCK(PATHOLOGY), *RESPIRATORY SYSTEM), (*ENDOCRINE GLANDS, SHOCK(PATHOLOGY)), (*ADRENAL CORTEX, SHOCK(PATHOLOGY)), CORTICOSTEROID AGENTS, METABOLISM, BLOOD PRESSURE, BLOOD CIRCULATION, INSULIN, LUNG, BLOOD VESSELS, BLOOD VOLUME, RESPIRATION, HEMORRHAGE

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE