Accession Number:

ADA051313

Title:

Pulmonary Response to Hemorragic Shock.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jul-31 Dec 77,

Corporate Author:

HARVARD UNIV BOSTON MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-02-24

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE