The Respiratory System

  • George M. Maxwell


The use of drugs in this system is mainly related to the relief of bronchospasm, the retention of mucus, the stimulation of breathing and the relief of lung infections.


Respiratory System Sodium Cromoglycate Ipratropium Bromide Beclomethasone Dipropionate Arterial Oxygen Tension 
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Suggestions for Further Reading

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© George M. Maxwell 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • George M. Maxwell
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  1. 1.University of AdelaideAustralia

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