Article: A Walking Time Bomb (Amiri Stories)

So, Medicine 101 states that:

If you aint got oxygen, you die

Really, its that simple.

Not to this dude it isnt. Let me give you a wee little background on what oxygen is with something we medics like to call the Oxygen-Haemoglobin dissociation curve.

All it is, is this:

-We have cells called haemoglobin (Hb, not the barbecue sauce)
-They love O2 (not the phone company)
-Hb keeps us alive, it likes to share the O2 with outle body whenever our body needs it.
-The more O2, the more they will want to share.
-The Hb especially loves when it gets the O2 in good pressure, lets call that pO2.
-And what do we call this lovely O2 – Hb saturation? Easy, SpO2, yaay.
-Our bodies love the SpO2 to be between 95% – 100% most of the time. Any less than 90% and our body is short on O2.

So just take a look at this graph simplifying all my medical jargon

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So simply put:

When your oxygen drops below 90%, you’re kinda going towards crappy town.

This guy showed up EVERY NIGHT with these figures (read the sPO2 below)

How this guy still lives is beyond me. He travels around the world apparently, comes back in the early hours, takes his O2 for a couple of hours and jets off.

Walking-effing-Time Bomb.

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How this guy still lives is beyond me. He travels around the world apparently, comes back in the early hours, takes his O2 for a couple of hours and jets off.

His oxygen levels are so low cuz he totally buggered his lungs thanks to his chain smoking.

Walking-effing-Time Bomb.

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