Intra-anesthetic Problems - Hypercarbia

Intra-anesthetic Problems - Hypercarbia is a topic covered in the Clinical Anesthesia Procedures.

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Hypercarbia is due either to inadequate ventilation or to increased carbon dioxide production and can lead to respiratory acidosis, increased pulmonary artery pressure, and increased intracranial pressure.

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