Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 4
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 7 Feb 2022
Last Reviewed: 7 Feb 2021
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Hypoxia is a state in which oxygen is not available in sufficient amounts at tissue level to maintain adequate homeostasis; this can result from inadequate oxygen delivery to the tissues either due to low blood supply or low oxygen content in blood (hypoxemia). Hypoxia can vary in intensity from mild to severe and can present in acute, chronic, or acute and chronic forms. This activity reviews the causes, pathophysiology, and presentation of anoxia and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in the management of affected patients.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:
- Review the various etiologies of anoxia.
- Describe the presentation of a patient with anoxia.
- Outline the treatment and management options available for anoxia.
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Authors: Beenish Bhutta
Editors: Ilya Berim
Editors-In-Chief: Terry CatesSuezette HicksKimberly Merrill
Chief Medical Reviewer: Beenish Bhutta
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy Caputo
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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