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Head Injury and Hyperventilation - page 2

Hi all, Just wanted to see if this is a common theme across facilities. I have noticed there is a tendency both pre-hospital and in Emergency to hyperventilate / hyperoxygenate patients with... Read More

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    anectodally, women tend to be on the receiving end of "over" ventilating for obvious reasons.

    i am not sure what the obvious reasons are? what am i missing? otherwise very helpful information.
    just generally smaller lungs