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Hypercapnic Coma (Hypercapnic Narcosis)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for evidence of hypercapnic coma.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E87, R40

Description:

Excessive levels of carbon dioxide can result in stupor, coma and death.

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