Pulmonary Physiology - Oxygen Delivery & Uptake
Module 6 - Dr. D. Penney


  • To be able to quantitate O2 delivery as opposed to O2 uptake.

  • To understand the similarities and differences between the classical types of hypoxia.

  • To understand the dual effect of carbon monoxide in interfering with oxygen delivery to, and uptake by, tissues.

  • To appreciate the factors relevant to the beneficial vs. deleterious shift of the HbO2 saturation curve.

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