Tissue Oxygenation

  • G. Berlot
  • A. Tomasini
  • M. Maffessanti
Part of the Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (UICM, volume 28)


The supply of oxygen to the cells is the most essential function developed in aerobic organisms, since its shortage is unavoidably associated with the failure of the cellular functions and, eventually, with the death of the entire organism. The goal of providing this essential stuff is accomplished via a complex interaction involving the cardiovascular system, the blood and the lungs.


Oxygen Consumption Oxygen Delivery Tissue Oxygenation Indirect Calorimetry Resp Crit 
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  • G. Berlot
  • A. Tomasini
  • M. Maffessanti

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