Tunnel Vision

Causes Extreme fear or distress, most often in the context of a panic attack. During periods of high adrenaline production, such as an intense physical fight. Altitude sickness, hypoxia in passenger aircraft Exposure to oxygen at a partial pressure above 1.5-2 atmospheres, producing central nervous system oxygen toxicity, notably while diving.  Other symptoms can include […]

Perfusion Dreams

“The Knight’s Dream” painted by Antonio de Pereda Have you ever had a perfusion dream? You know, the kind where you are in it, working through a perfusion problem or cascades of problems? I have always wondered about dreams like that. Obviously never had any before getting into the field, but then every once in […]

Tunnel Vision

Causes Extreme fear or distress, most often in the context of a panic attack. During periods of high adrenaline production, such as an intense physical fight. Altitude sickness, hypoxia in passenger aircraft Exposure to oxygen at a partial pressure above 1.5-2 atmospheres, producing central nervous system oxygen toxicity, notably while diving.  Other symptoms can include […]

Saturday Morning Brunch IX

Perfusion Stress Easter Weekend, April, 2011 To see all the of the Saturday Morning Brunch series click here. I’ve been doing this awhile.  That means a lot of gearing up from 0-60 mph from a dead sleep, dealing with aggressive personalities, having your ego punished like a “Chuckie” rag doll thrown in a blender, merciless […]