Chapter

Cyanosis

Edited by Sara Thorne and Paul Clift

in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199228188
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725920 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199228188.003.0006

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Cyanosis

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Introduction 58

Non-cardiac manifestations of cyanosis 60

Checklist for inpatients and emergencies with cyanotic heart disease 62

Cyanosis is only present where there is a R-to-L shunt. The shunt may be anywhere e.g. intracardiac, between great vessels, intrapulmonary. Cyanosis is usually clinically detectable at SaO...

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Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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