Anoxic brain injury

when a brain does not receive adequate oxygen, usually resulting from a serious accident where heavy bleeding occurs.

When oxygen levels are significantly low for four minutes or longer, brain cells begin to die and after five minutes permanent anoxic brain injury can occur. Anoxic brain injury which is also called cerebral hypoxia or hypoxic-anoxic injury (HAI) is a serious, life-threatening injury; it can cause cognitive problems and disabilities.

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