hypoxaemia


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hypoxaemia

(ˌhaɪpɒkˈsiːmɪə) or

hypoxemia

n
(Medicine) med a lack of oxygen in the blood
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Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is characterized by recurrent sleep disruption and hypoxaemia due to collapse of the upper airway during sleep.
Nocturnal hypoxaemia and quality of sleep in patients with chronic obstructive lung disease.
Heart attack victims can suffer from low levels of oxygen in their blood, known as hypoxaemia.
Severe exercise hypoxaemia with normal or near normal X-rays: a feature of Pneumocystis carinii infection.
The effect on the heart of hypoxaemia in patients with severe coronary artery disease.
The patient may present with tachypnoea and dyspnoea followed by hypoxaemia and respiratory failure requiring intubation and artificial ventilation.
Pulse oximetry during fibreoptic bronchoscopy in local anaesthesia: Frequency of hypoxaemia and effect of oxygen supplementation.
In addition, there was significant reduction of blood-carbon dioxide levels in all patients and the study found that Aquagen(R) was helpful in the management of hypoxaemia in COPD and IPF patients and that the use of Aquagen(R) was synergistic when using standard COPD and IPF treatments," said Reichmann.
A pulmonary contusion was defined as the presence of typical lung parenchymal changes on computed tomography (CT) with the presence of hypoxaemia.
On admission he presented with a blood pressure of 105/59 mmHg, dyspnoea at rest, peripheral leg oedema, hepatomegaly and hypoxaemia (Pa[O.
Causes of acute loss of consciousness Toxic/metabolic Structural Electrolyte imbalance Vascular Hypo/hypernatraemia Bilateral cortical/subcortical infarcts Endocrine Bilateral carotid artery stenosis Hypoglycaemia Bilateral di-encephalic infarcts Diabetic ketoacidosis Infectious Addison crisis Abscess Toxins Empyema Ethanol Trauma Drug overdose Neoplastic Organ failure Primary Uraemia Secondary Hypoxaemia Increased intracranial pressure Liver failure Herniation from mass effect Epilepsy Acute lateral shift of the brain