Results for: Hypoxia

What is the definition of hypoxia?

  It is the medical term, hypoxia, specifically refers to an inadequate oxygen supply to the cells and tissues of the body in a specific region. It is also known as isch (MORE)
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What are the causes of hypoxia?

1. too little oxygen in the inhaled air 2. inadequate ventilation (=the chest muscles and diaphragm moving air in and out of the lungs) 3. ventilation/perfusion (=blood flow) (MORE)

What are the symptoms of hypoxia?

  In most cases, paleness, cyanosis (a blue tinge) on the lips, gums, nail beds and conjunctiva (inner eyelids). Fatigue, confusion, unconsciousness cardiac arrythmias, an (MORE)

What detects hypoxia?

There are a number of methods to measure hypoxia in tissues; all have advantages and disadvantages. Three key methods that are relevant to the discussions in this paper are be (MORE)

What is hypoxia?

Hypoxia is low oxygen supply to the body's tissues/cells. Many underlying conditions could cause insufficient oxygen supply. These conditions usually affect the red blood cel (MORE)

What are the preventions of hypoxia?

This occurs when there is insufficient oxygen reaching the brain, it is a mismatch between oxygen supply and demand. Symptoms include headaches, nausea, fatigue and shortness (MORE)