hypercapnia


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hypercapnia

[‚hī·pər′kap·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive amount of carbon dioxide in the blood.
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free medium prevented vasoreactivity of small pulmonary artery during hypercapnia in rat pulmonary artery.
Effects of environmental hypercapnia on animal physiology: A [sup.
T] in the face of RBF but also decreased ventilatory sensitivity in the presence of hypercapnia.
2010) observed a significant increase of osmotic capacity in Palaemon elegans and Palaemon serratus exposed to hypercapnia after 14 days, but after 30 days values were similar to normocapnia.
We thought that, because of the hypoxia, hypoventilation and hypercapnia, right ventricular functions in patients with nasal polyposis could be affected in myocardial tissue level.
At first blush, this might suggest that intensivists should not bother themselves too much about hypercapnia.
Following intubation, the patient should be well oxygenated and ventilated to minimise hypoxia and hypercapnia, factors that will exacerbate the degree of toxicity (Smith 2007).
A few have shown a difference (25,26) or decreased responsiveness (27) to hypercapnia during wakefulness or sleep (28).
Insufficient airway pressure limitation, hypercapnia, or both may be responsible.
2]O, keeping the inspiratory pressure constant * In patients with hypercapnia, increase the inspiratory pressure at increments of 2 cm [H.
2) Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation is frequently used in patients with COPD exacerbation, especially patients with hypercapnia, and has been successful in averting intubation.