Medical gases

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199603640
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730610 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Medical gases

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Clinical uses 162

Cylinder identification coding 168

Guideline for oxygen use in adult patients 170

Domiciliary oxygen therapy 172

In ventilators and incubators—to provide uncontaminated and controlled airflows.

Replacement for contaminated atmospheric air.

Carrier for volatile anaesthetic agents.

Power source for pneumatic equipment....

Chapter.  3093 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Pharmacology

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