Mark D. Siegel, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

Mark D. Siegel

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Hypoxemia & Hypercapnea

Hypoxemia and Hypercapnea Also known as Hypoxia Hypercarbia Hypercapnia Related conditions Cyanosis Anoxia Asphyxiation Suffocation Shortness of breath Dyspnea Apnea Respiratory distress Respiratory acidosis Respiratory failure Hypoventilation Pneumonia Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) Acute lung injury (ALI) 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Hypoxemia and hypercapnea are the key gas…

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