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What do I need to know about caring for someone with stagnant anoxia?

Seek immediate medical attention if you are caring for someone with stagnant anoxia. Stagnant anoxia is a serious medical emergency usually requiring a dosage of 100% pure oxygen. Once your loved one has been stabilized, talk to their doctor about the causes of their condition to determine what more needs to be done.

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