Accession Number : AD0758025

Title :   Automated Respiratory Gas Analyzer.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : QEI INC BURLINGTON MASS

Report Date : 01 SEP 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The equipment consists of a mass spectrometer with several accessories, namely a bloodgas inlet, a respiratory inlet and an ion pump. The purpose of this equipment is to conduct research in defining respiratory and microcirculatory defects in individuals following combat trauma. The failure or impairment of the respiratory system can have subsequent catastrophic effects in reducing tissue oxygenation and in causing circulatory failure.

Descriptors :   (*GAS ANALYSIS, *RESPIRATION), SPECTROMETERS, INSTRUMENTATION, MONITORS

Subject Categories : Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE