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What is the significance of oxygen in oxygen therapy?

The significance of oxygen in oxygen therapy depends on which type of oxygen therapy you are referring to. Oxygen in HyperBaric Oxygen Therapy is 100% pure oxygen at higher (MORE)

Why is oxygen named oxygen?

Oxygen was named in 1777 by Antoine Lavoisier. He first used the term "oxygéne" to refer to a newly discovered element that could be used to make acids. The word came fro (MORE)

What is oxygen in?

 okay do you mean cycle of breathing and stuff look:  You probably breathe about 20 times every minute. If you are running or playing hard, you might take 80 breaths a mi (MORE)

Is oxygen a gas?

Oxygen can indeed be a gas and it is a gas at room temperature,  which is why we are able to breathe it. When its temperature is  lowered a great deal, it can be a liquid or (MORE)

What is the Percentage of oxygen in medical oxygen?

  I found one mil spec site that refers to 95% pure for medical oxygen. Link is http://chppm-www.apgea.army.mil/ihmsm/ms/documents/oxy_test.doc. There are a number of (MORE)

What are disadvantages of oxygen?

Although we breathe Oxygen, inhaling pure Oxygen is harmful to your  internal organs. Also, it reacts with almost all metals creating  rust. Although cutting off the supply (MORE)

How does oxygen get into the blood?

Oxygen gets into the blood by a process of diffusion from the  alveoli of the lungs into the capillaries carrying blood around the  alveoli.    The higher concentrati (MORE)

How and when was oxygen named?

Oxygen was named in 1777 by Antoine Lavoisier. In the late 1770's, French chemist Antoine Lavoisier first used the term "oxygéne" to refer to a newly discovered element that (MORE)

How do muscles oxygenize?

Muscles receive their supply of oxygen the same as every other cell in your body does, via the capillary blood vessels. They do have their own form of hemoglobin, called myogl (MORE)