Pulmonary Response to Hemorragic Shock.
Final rept. 1 Jul-31 Dec 77,
HARVARD UNIV BOSTON MA
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Studies have shown that positive end expiratory pressure PEEP may induce a humorally mediated decrease in cardiac output. The agent is secreted as a result of lung stretch and acts on the heart to decrease contractility.
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