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Advanced Study | Respiratory & Airway Part One

Airway & Respiratory Anoxia: Lack of O2 Hypoxia: low levels of O2 to the cells, reduced O2 supply to the cells, leads toanaerobic metabolism> metabolic acidosis> cellular depression> cellular death Treatment: O2, it increases the patient’s ability to compensate for the hypoxia Hypoxemia: insufficient oxygenation of the blood Atelectasis: alveolar collapse Compliance: stiffness or flexibility […]

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