Parts of the Brain Most Susceptible to Hypoxia

Background Information:
Irreversible CNS damage begins approximately 5mins post cerebral hypoxia.

Mnemonic:
“Cerebral Hippo Camps Near the Court Water Slide”

Cerebral – Cerebellum
Hippo Camps – Hippocampus
Near the Court – Neocortex
Water Slide – Watershed Areas

Mnemonic Aid:
Really smart lawyer hippo wondering around the court water slide after a fatal anoxic brain injury.

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