Blood Oxygen

Some articles on blood, oxygen, blood oxygen:

Pulse Oximetry - Indication - Limitations
... It is not a substitute for blood gases checked in a laboratory, because it gives no indication of base deficit, carbon dioxide levels, blood pH, or bicarbonate (]) concentration ... The metabolism of oxygen can be readily measured by monitoring expired CO2, but saturation figures give no information about blood oxygen content ... Most of the oxygen in the blood is carried by hemoglobin in severe anemia, the blood will carry less total oxygen, despite the hemoglobin being 100% saturated ...
Classification - Central Sleep Apnea
... Blood levels of carbon dioxide, and the neurological feedback mechanism that monitors them, do not react quickly enough to maintain an even respiratory rate, with the ... mechanism to blow off retained waste gases and absorb more oxygen ... in a healthy person during sleep, and oxygen levels and carbon dioxide levels in the bloodstream stay fairly constant ...
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema - Symptoms
... Blood oxygen levels remain >90% ... Blood oxygen levels may drop below 90% or lower during exercise ... Extreme Altitude (>5800 m or 19000 feet) Blood oxygen levels are ...

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