For diffusion hypoxia to occur during emergence from an anesthetic in which nitrous oxide is used, the

  1. anesthetic must have contained more than 50% nitrous oxide
  2. patient must breathe spontaneously
  3. anesthetic must have lasted more than 45 minutes
  4. patient must breathe room air at the end of the anesthetic


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