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Hypoxia

Definition of Hypoxia

Five Causes of Hypoxia:

Summary 

 

PaO2

PaCO2

PAO2

PACO2

A-aDO2

Corrected on 100% O2?

hypoventilation

ß

Ý

ß

Ý

nl

yes

shunt

ß

ß or nl

nl

nl

Ý

no

V/Q mismatch

ß

nl

nl

nl

Ý

completely

Diffusion Impairment

ß

nl

nl

nl

Ý

yes

low PIO2

ß

nl

ß

nl

nl

yes