A 31-year-old male asked:
Why can't oxygen be provided intravenously-afterall we all started off getting our oxygen that way? please see above thanks!
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 27 years experience
Been done: This has actually been tested. The researchers designed an injection filled with tiny, gas-filled microparticles that can be administered directly into the bloodstream, supplying it with much-needed oxygen.
The microparticles are made of a single layer of fatty molecules that surround a miniscule pocket of oxygen - they are placed in a liquid solution and injected into the patients.
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Last updated Mar 21, 2013
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