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What would be the feeling of hypercapnia ?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Not a feeling

Some patients are chronically hypercarbic, and feel normal; if the change is rapid, patients feel very short of breath (eg as though they are suffocating), if it is slightly s ower in onset they may become very sleepy/confused (co2 narcosis).

In brief: Not a feeling

Some patients are chronically hypercarbic, and feel normal; if the change is rapid, patients feel very short of breath (eg as though they are suffocating), if it is slightly s ower in onset they may become very sleepy/confused (co2 narcosis).
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