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... -minerals and deposition temperatures 12:243e hypothermia, subnonnal body
temperature, sometimes purposely induced to slow the body's metabolism and
lessen the need for oxygen during surgical operations, particularly on the heart.
The body adjusts to altitudes by increasing the number of red blood cells in the
body; these cells hold oxygen and transport it to the rest of the body. The
protection against hypoxia is pressurized cabins, pressurized suits, and oxygen
Water is a major therapeutic agent in bronchopulmonary disease and may be
used in the fortn of cold steam, hot steam (vapour), or as a fog (as in an oxygen or
croup tent). When oxygen is administered to assist laboured breathing. the gas ...
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