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A correlation between Paco2 and body temperature in febrile patients
  1. Gaston Chapot,
  2. Michèle Muller,
  3. Nicole Barrault,
  4. Nicole Dargnat,
  5. Jean-Michel Languillat
  1. Laboratoire de Physiologie, Faculté de Médecine, 45 rue des Saints-Pères, Paris 6° and Laboratoire de Mesure des Gaz du Sang, Hôpital de l'Hôtel Dieu, Paris 1°, France

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    Chapot, G., Muller, Michèle, Barrault, Nicole, Dargnat, Nicole, and Languillat, J-M. (1974).Thorax, 29, 104-105. A correlation between Paco2and body temperature in febrile patients. Paco2 has been measured in 49 patients with normal and raised body temperature. Within the temperature range 35·5°C-41·4°C, there was an inversely proportional relationship between Paco2 and body temperature with a highly significant correlation coefficient.

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