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What happens to arterial o2 and co2 during fast, shallow breathing?

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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: O2 and CO2

During fast shallow breathing, assuming that your lungs are normal, the o2 should remain normal and the co2 should decrease since you are blowing off more of it.

In brief: O2 and CO2

During fast shallow breathing, assuming that your lungs are normal, the o2 should remain normal and the co2 should decrease since you are blowing off more of it.
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