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Gas Exchange in Hypoxia, Apnea, and Hyperoxia

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Abstract

The sections in this article are:

1 Hypoxia
1.1 Critical Partial Pressure of O2
1.2 Oxygen Demand
1.3 Regional Gas Exchange During Hypoxia
2 Apnea
2.1 Aquatic Mammals
2.2 Humans
2.3 Other Terrestrial Mammals
3 Hyperoxia
3.1 Effects at Rest
3.2 Effects During Exercise
4 Summary
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Stephen M. Cain. Gas Exchange in Hypoxia, Apnea, and Hyperoxia. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 13: Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Gas Exchange: 403-420. First published in print 1987. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp030419