Hypocapnia

Effects of Hypocapnia

Neuro

  • Neonatal brain injury
  • Poorer outcomes in traumatic brain injury and acute CVA
  • Post-op psychomotor dysfunction

Cardiac

  • Myocardial ischemia
  • Arrhythmias

Pulmonary

  • Bronchospasm
  • ALI

References

  • NEJM 2002: 347: 43-53