March 2017
Peer Reviewed

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*Permissive hypercapnia is a ventilation strategy in which oxygenation is prioritized over expired carbon dioxide. Higher than normal carbon dioxide levels are allowed because of low ventilation that preserves the lungs.


AV = atrioventricular, BOAS = brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome, CO = cardiac output, HR = heart rate, IPPV = intermittent positive pressure ventilation, MABP = mean arterial blood pressure, PEEP = positive end-expiratory pressure, SIRS = systemic inflammatory response syndrome, SV = stroke volume, SVR = systemic vascular resistance

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