As the NHS continues to face workforce challenges, the attention this week has focused on how the recruitment of people from outside of the UK might look after the UK’s departure from the European Union.
Cellular pathophysiology. Part 2: responses following hypoxia
1 July, 2003
Sharon Edwards, MSc, RN, DipN, PGCEA.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire
During hypoxic injury blood flow falls below a certain critical level that is required to maintain cell viability. The interrupted supply of oxygenated blood to cells results in anaerobic metabolism and loss of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and cellular membrane disruption (see Figure 1).
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