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Campbell-Howell method

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A procedure for determing the content of carbon dioxid (tension) in the mixed venous tissue in patients with diseases of the lungs.

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A procedure for determing the content of carbon dioxid (tension) in the mixed venous tissue in patients with diseases of the lungs. Pure oxygen is respired into an Douglas’ bag repeatedly, with a certain frequency, whereafter the carbon dioxid tension of the contents of the sac will be the same as in the mixed venous blood.

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