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respiratory failure

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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

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(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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The patient progressed with respiratory insufficiency, altered consciousness level and septic shock requiring ICU monitoring and mechanical ventilation and her oxygen saturation was 91%.
is a research-oriented company that manufactures and markets medical devices to treat obstructive sleep apnea and respiratory insufficiency.
A 76-year-old female patient was admitted to abdominal surgery department with MSCT finding of Morgagni hernia and respiratory insufficiency (Fig.
NIV provides predetermined pressure support through a mask attached to an air tube that helps the patients with night-time symptoms by reversing nocturnal respiratory insufficiency and facilitating an easier breathing.
3-28) SOFA score on admission (median, interquartile range) 7 (5-11) SOFA score on discharge (median, interquartile range) 14 (9-17) Charlson comorbidity score (median, interquartile range) 3 (2-4) Reasons for admission to the ICU (n, %) Respiratory insufficiency 46 (67.
Life-threatening complications include dehydration, supervening infections, and respiratory insufficiency.
HPS typically manifests with fever, myalgias, progressive respiratory insufficiency, thrombocytopenia, and leukocytosis.
The analysis of ataluren's impact on preservation of lung function is based on FVC, a marker of respiratory insufficiency which progresses with age.
BURSA (CyHAN)- Organs of a 44-year-old woman who died of respiratory insufficiency in the western province of Bursa have been beacon of hope for five patients on Thursday.
Following closing, Medtronic expands its portfolio of solutions for dealing with difficult airways and addresses the preventable issue of respiratory compromise, which consists of respiratory insufficiency, failure and arrest, dramatically increases the likelihood of adverse outcomes and cost of patient care.
Unexpected extensive metastatic lesions throughout both lung fields were also demonstrated, despite minimal respiratory insufficiency (figure).

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