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Why does breathing supplemental oxygen at sea level not improve the oxygen carrying capacity of blood?

Why does breathing supplemental oxygen at sea level not improve the oxygen carrying capacity of blood? 

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This kind of breathing involves a continous increase in the arterial oxygen ( P aO2) and there will also be a small rise in... View the full answer

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At sea level, oxygen has a partial pressure of 159mmHg and gaseous diffusion is less or limited by ventilation-perfusion... View the full answer

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