Category: Critical Care

4 Types of Hypoxia

There are 4 types of Hypoxia . The 4 types of Hypoxia are as follows: 1. Anoxic hypoxia or Diffusion hypoxia Anoxic hypoxia also called as diffusion hypoxia is essentially due …

Hypoxia signs

Following are the Hypoxia signs Psychological Hypoxia signs – Higher centers are first impaired in hypoxia due to deficiency of oxygen to the brain tissue. Psychomotor and emotional judgement is poor in …

Use of nitrogen

Nitrogen is present in the atmosphere and it constitutes 78.08% of total air. Moreover, the use of nitrogen is growing very rapidly these days. Use of nitrogen in medicine …

Uses of carbon dioxide

There are numerous uses of carbon dioxide in modern anesthesia. It is used : • To increase depth of anaesthesia with volatile anaesthetic agents by stimulating respiration.- • To …

Nitric oxide Inhalation

It was known to be atmospheric pollutant produced by internal combustion of engines. It possesses various biological functions—there is non-specific immunity, inhibition of platelet aggregation, vasodilatation, regulation of nor-epinephrine …