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How many minutes without oxygen does it take before a child suffers permanent brain damage?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Varies
Depends on whether the deprivation is complete or not.
The brain uses 20% of oxygen with every breatn taken because it is the most metabolically tissue in the body.Complete deprivation will kill the lower part of the brain in seconds.

In brief: Varies
Depends on whether the deprivation is complete or not.
The brain uses 20% of oxygen with every breatn taken because it is the most metabolically tissue in the body.Complete deprivation will kill the lower part of the brain in seconds.
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