hypoxaemia


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hypoxaemia

(ˌhaɪpɒkˈsiːmɪə) or

hypoxemia

n
(Medicine) med a lack of oxygen in the blood
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nCPAP and HFNC are also recommended in the initial resuscitation of children with respiratory compromise or hypoxaemia associated with sepsis or septic shock.
Data obtained from anaesthesia records included gender, age, height, weight, previous operations, alcohol and smoking habits, obesity (body mass index >30 kg [m.sup.-2]), concomitant diseases, complications, such as hypotension during operation (systolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg), bradycardia (50 beats [min.sup.-1]), hypoxaemia (Sp[O.sub.2] <90%), hypothermia (esophagus temperature <35[degrees]C), and thrombocytopenia (<50,000 [micro]L), amount of supplied fluid, and duration of operation.
[3] In many middle- to low-income countries with resource limitations, the number of child deaths resulting from severe pneumonia (related to hypoxaemia and respiratory failure) remains high despite implementation of international and local guidelines.
Acute circulatory failure is caused by severe myocardial ischaemia, arrhythmias with poor prognosis, hypoxaemia due to pulmonary or respiratory tract injury, haemorrhagic shock and acid-base and electrolyte disorders.
Cardiovascular and endocrine responses to acute hypoxaemia during and following dexamethasone infusion in the ovine fetus.
The important criteria representing organ failure used were: altered mental status; arterial hypoxaemia (the ratio of partial pressure of arterial oxygen and the fraction of inspired oxygen (Pa[O.sub.2]/Fi[O.sub.2])<300); acute oliguria (urine output <0.5 mL/kg/h for at least 2 hours); creatinine increase >0.5 mg/dL; coagulation abnormalities (INR >1.5 or a PTT >60 s); thrombocytopenia (platelet count <100 000/mL); hyperbilirubinemia (plasma total bilirubin >4 mg/dL).
Raised catecholamine with maternal hypoxaemia and stress levels in pregnancy further predispose the cases to arrhythmia.
The diagnosis is usually made in the context of hypoxaemia in known cirrhosis, when other cardiopulmonary causes have been excluded and pulmonary vasodilatation is demonstrable [4].
Restoration of cardiopulmonary function with 21% versus 100% oxygen after hypoxaemia in newborn pigs.
A survey of nocturnal hypoxaemia and health related quality of life in patients with cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis.