What is cyanosis and what does it reflect?


What is cyanosis and what does it reflect?


Blood is constantly circulating throughout your body. Blood carries oxygen through the blood vessels to help tissues and cells function. Red blood cells carry the oxygen and oxygen-rich blood has a bright red appearance.

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Cyanosis is a condition that happens when there is a decreased amount of oxygen in the bloodstream. Cyanosis causes skin, mucous membranes, and the...

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Cyanosis: Definition, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

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Chapter 5 / Lesson 21

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