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Journal of Infusion Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/NAN.0b013e3182a1138d
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Perfusion, Hypoperfusion, and Ischemia Processes: The Effect on Bodily Function

Perlow, Michael DNS, RN

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Abstract

Adequate perfusion is requisite for normal body function. Should perfusion be disrupted, a cascade of events may result that can lead to disruption of function and potentially cell, tissue, organ, and ultimately organism death. Contrary to logic, reperfusion as a modality of treatment is not without issues in the form of reperfusion injury.

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