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Noun1.hypocapnia - a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normalhypocapnia - a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hypercapnia, hypercarbia - the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood


n. hipocapnia, disminución del dióxido de carbono en la sangre.
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Adult SBIFs in the first 24 hours (2003) Severe TBI postinjury: hypotension, Transport time < 2 hours hypoxia, hypercapnia, to level I trauma center hypocapnia, HT, fever, metabolic acidosis, seizures, coagulopathy, hyperglycemia, and IICP SBIF was recorded during six periods: hours 1, 2, 3, 4, 5-14, and 16-24 Occurrence of each SBIF then correlated with outcome Author Outcomes Main Findings Thompson, Discharge and HT on admission correlated with: Kirkness, 6-month COS-E --Longer LOS (r = .
A study in the Ukraine found that slowing breathing increased longevity of breast cancer patients: "It was established that elimination of hyperventilation and hypocapnia [low CO2] in patients with breast cancer (T1-2N1M0) after the completion of the special treatment led to increased three-year survival rate, better quality of life.
2012b) demonstrated that hypocapnia decreases the blood flow in both ocular blood flows during exhaustive exercise, in spite of retinal autoregulation.
Palmisano et al demonstrated that hypocapnia causes negative middle ear pressures that may lead to MEE.
Extrapolating from evidence in traumatic brain injury, hypoglycaemia, hyperglycaemia and hypocapnia must be avoided.
Lung lesions can lead to hypoxemia, orthodeoxia, or hypocapnia and subsequent clubbing of the fingers and toes.
Short of this, hyperventilation and hypocapnia cause decreased blood flow to ischemic brain tissue, worsening outcomes following TBI.
This condition is related to recurring attacks of apnea, hypopnea and hyperpnea, sleep disruptions, arousals, intermittent hypoxemia, hypocapnia, and hypercapnia, and intrathoracic pressure changes.
This results in hypocapnia, which will return to normal levels around five weeks postpartum.
For example, the specificity of cerebral perfusion changes under hypercapnia or hypocapnia states has been evaluated [18].
For example, hypoxia stimulates ventilation, subsequently leading to hypocapnia, and subsequently, apnoea.