oa South African Medical Journal - Positive pressure respirators in the treatment of poliomyelitis

Volume 29, Issue 43
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A comparison is made of various types of positive-pressure respirators used for the treatment of respiratory failure from poliomyelitis and other causes. Anaesthetized patients in whom respiratory failure has been induced with curare were used for the purposes of the comparison.

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