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Beating Pneumonia By A Nose: Electronic Nose Detects Pneumonia In Critically Ill Patients

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November 6, 2002
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According to a team of researchers from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, an electronic nose - a relatively new version of a sensor previously used in the food, wine and perfume industries - can quickly and accurately diagnose pneumonia in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients.

Philadelphia, PA -- According to a team of researchers from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, an electronic nose - a relatively new version of a sensor previously used in the food, wine and perfume industries - can quickly and accurately diagnose pneumonia in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients. The results will be presented at the CHEST 2002 Annual Meeting Tuesday, November 5th in San Diago.


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University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center. "Beating Pneumonia By A Nose: Electronic Nose Detects Pneumonia In Critically Ill Patients." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 November 2002. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/11/021106074825.htm>.
University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center. (2002, November 6). Beating Pneumonia By A Nose: Electronic Nose Detects Pneumonia In Critically Ill Patients. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/11/021106074825.htm
University Of Pennsylvania Medical Center. "Beating Pneumonia By A Nose: Electronic Nose Detects Pneumonia In Critically Ill Patients." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/11/021106074825.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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