Personal protective equipment impairs pulmonary gas exchange causing systemic hypercapnia–hypoxaemia and cerebral hyperperfusion-induced cephalalgia

Osian P. James, Benjamin Stacey, Luke Hopkins, David B. T. Robinson, O. Luton, I. M. Williams, R. J. Egan, D. M. Bailey, W. G. Lewis, T. Abdelrahman, A. Beamish, C. Brown, C. Chalklin, C. Eley, Angelo Iannetelli, R. Kokelaar, M. Larsen, K. Mellor, A. Powell, N. WarrenA. Williams

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Original languageEnglish
Article numberznab060
Pages (from-to)e205-e206
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Issue number5
Early online date27 Feb 2021
Publication statusPublished - 27 May 2021


  • hypoxemia
  • headache
  • hypercapnia
  • pulmonary gas exchange
  • brain
  • Personal protective equipment

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