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Gas Exchange in Hypoxia, Apnea, and Hyperoxia

Handbook of Physiology, The Respiratory System, Gas Exchange

  1. Stephen M. Cain

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp030419

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Cain, S. M. 2011. Gas Exchange in Hypoxia, Apnea, and Hyperoxia. Comprehensive Physiology. 403–420.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

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