Hypoxic/Anoxic Brain Injury - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Medical exhibit compares normal and hypoxic respiration with resulting hypoxic/anoxic brain injury. Orientation of the head and chest with arrows showing oxygen moving from outside the body to the brain. Enlargement of an air sac (alveolus) demonstrates oxygen and carbon dioxide going to and from the blood stream. Close-up inset of brain tissue shows the small surface vessels carrying oxygenated blood to the brain. Contrasting images show mechanism of injury.