Article Text

Download PDFPDF
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


    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.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.