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Discussion in 'NBDE Exams & Licensure Exams' started by era, Jun 16, 2008.

  1. era

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    :confused: december 1987 question
    can someone help me with this q
    NORMAL Hb conc is about 15gm./dl bllod n normal arterial oxygen content is about 20ml.oxygen/dl blood.An anemic indiviual breathing room air with a Hb conc of 10gm/dl blood is expected to have
    1 normal arterial oxygen tension n normal arterial oxygen content
    2 reduced art oxygen tension n normal arterial oxygen content
    3 normal art oxygen tension n reduced arterial oxygen content
    4 reduced art oxygen tension n reduced arterial oxygen content
     
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    The answer is c
    Since the Hb conc is less hence the arterial oxygen content is reduced and their is no effect on the saturation hence its normal art oxygen tension..
     
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    dont confuse oxygen tension with the amount of oxygen.
     

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