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Critical Care Research and Practice
Volume 2012, Article ID 439267, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/439267
Research Article

Humidification Performance of Heat and Moisture Exchangers for Pediatric Use

1The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3-18-15 Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima City, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan
2Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokushima, 3-18-15 Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima City, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan
3Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3-18-15 Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima City, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan
4Department of Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Tokushima University Hospital, 2-50-1, Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima City, Tokushima 770-8503, Japan

Received 5 July 2011; Revised 17 October 2011; Accepted 17 October 2011

Academic Editor: Peter J. Papadakos

Copyright © 2012 Yusuke Chikata et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [5 citations]

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  • Alan de Klerk, and Antonio M. Esquinas, “Heat and Moisture Exchangers and Humidification Efficacy in Pediatrics: Effects of Ventilator Settings and ETT Leakage,” Critical Care Research and Practice, vol. 2012, pp. 1–2, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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