Cases from the aerospace medicine residents' teaching file. The oxygen paradox.

  • David M DeLonga
  • Published 2002 in Aviation, space, and environmental medicine

Abstract

A student aviator experiences a transient loss of consciousness following a hypoxia demonstration after being placed on 100% oxygen. Presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and aeromedical implications surrounding the oxygen paradox phenomenon are discussed.

Cite this paper

@article{DeLonga2002CasesFT, title={Cases from the aerospace medicine residents' teaching file. The oxygen paradox.}, author={David M DeLonga}, journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine}, year={2002}, volume={73 11}, pages={1135-7} }