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1. Oxygen toxicity
Oxygen toxicity is the complication due to the administration of oxygen to an individual. Symptoms/effects: * pulmonary oxygen toxicity: consolidation, edema , alveolar cell hypertrophy, degeneration, and formation of hyline membrane * ocular toxicity: retrolental fibroplasia is a risk if premature infants (especially those under 1500 g) are given prolonged oxygen therapy.