Hyperoxia-Induced Hypocapnia

An Underappreciated Risk
      Administration of supplementary O 2 is considered to be safe, as exemplified by one editorial comment
      • Oxer HF
      Simply add oxygen: why isn't oxygen administration taught in all resuscitation training?.
      : “Oxygen should be used as soon as possible, in as near 100% as possible in all resuscitation situations, and for the early management of injury and illness. Its use will never disadvantage [our emphasis] a patient under these circumstances.” We believe this claim merits examination.

      Abbreviation:

      CBF ( cerebral blood flow)
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