respiratory failure


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respiratory failure

n.
An acute or chronic condition marked by severely impaired pulmonary function, characterized by elevated carbon dioxide or decreased oxygen, or both, in the arterial blood and often by the necessity of a ventilator to assist breathing.

respiratory failure

n
(Medicine) a condition in which the respiratory system is unable to provide an adequate supply of oxygen or to remove carbon dioxide efficiently
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para]]NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Warm Springs Specialty Hospital of New Braunfels, a Post Acute Medical facility, today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Respiratory Failure Certification.
The contract is for the supply of respirators under the following amounts 1 ventilator therapy of respiratory failure of different origins for children and adults - 7 pc.
To our knowledge, this is the first case of a patient with the combination of progressive respiratory failure and severe septic shock who has been successfully treated with VV ECMO.
Patients receiving mechanical ventilation for respiratory failure should undergo a formal assessment of discontinuation potential if the following criteria are satisfied:
The combination of the drugs led to respiratory failure, contributed to by the fact he also suffered from the lung disease emphysema.
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): A drug used to treat acute heart failure may be a possible treatment for patients facing respiratory failure too, according to researchers in the Netherlands.
Summary: Jane Russell, the busty brunette who shot to Hollywood fame as the star of Howard Hughes' The Outlaw, has died of respiratory failure.
Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) efficacy have been proved only in a selected population of patients such as people with acute-on-chronic respiratory failure (COPD exacerbation) to shorten the length of invasive mechanical ventilation, the intensive care unit (ICU) stay and to avoid intubation related complications such as VAP.
If MMS is taken it could cause severe nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea, and damage to the gut and red blood cells, potentially resulting in respiratory failure.
Florida's disability community is mourning the loss of devoted advocate Renee Whaley, who passed away on November 9th, 2009 of respiratory failure at the age of 66.
I spend a lot of time in my bedroom as I have heart and respiratory failure and get very tired.
A Health Ministry official said at the time that Ms Al Daylami, who had been suffering from chronic asthma, died of complications arising out of respiratory failure.

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