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Treatment of Cardiorespiratory Failure in the Elderly

  • F. Rengo
  • D. Bonaduce
  • N. Ferrara
  • V. Canonico
  • M. Petretta
  • P. Abete
  • C. Vigorito
  • C. Rengo
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Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (PSLI)

Abstract

A rational approach to the treatment of cardio-respiratory insufficiency must take into account a detailed knowledge of the physiological mechanism underlying chronic cor pulmonale and of the clinical conditions most frequently associated with its acute deterioration.

Keywords

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Metabolic Alkalosis Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Ethacrynic Acid Alveolar Ventilation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Rengo
    • 1
  • D. Bonaduce
    • 1
  • N. Ferrara
    • 1
  • V. Canonico
    • 1
  • M. Petretta
    • 1
  • P. Abete
    • 1
  • C. Vigorito
    • 1
  • C. Rengo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Gerontology and GeriatricsFaculty of Medicine and Surgery University of NapoliItaly

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