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2,362 Possible Causes for Acute Respiratory Failure

  • Alcohol Abuse

    From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search substance abuse that involves the recurring use of alcoholic beverages despite negative consequences ethanol abuse alcohol abuse harmful use of alcohol edit English alcohol abuse substance abuse that involves the recurring use of alcoholic beverages despite[…][]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The prognosis of acute respiratory failure requiring invasive mechanical ventilation is believed to be grim in this population.[] Acute respiratory failure with diffuse pulmonary opacities is an unusual manifestation following influenza vaccination.[] There is a need for a clear discussion about decision making earlier than when acute respiratory failure ensues.[]

  • Asthma

    Since the pathophysiology of acute respiratory failure in asthma is, in many ways, similar to that of acute respiratory failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an[] […] as acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure), as well as acute hypercapnic respiratory failure such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma ( Brochard 2002[] His arterial blood gas revealed type 1 respiratory failure (PaO2 2016 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    respiratory failure.[] KEYWORDS: ARDS; Acute respiratory distress syndrome; acute respiratory failure; critical illness; ventilator-associated lung injury[] NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia has established a state-of-the-art program dedicated to ARDS: the Center for Acute Respiratory Failure.[]

  • Head Injury

    INTRODUCTION: Head injuries represent a concern in skiing and snowboarding, with traumatic brain injuries being the most common cause of death. AIM: To describe the mechanisms of head and face injuries among World Cup alpine and freestyle skiers and snowboarders. METHODS: We performed a qualitative analysis of[…][]

  • Crack Ingestion

    Gasoline is a skin, eye, and respiratory-tract irritant and a CNS depressant in acute exposures.[] Gasoline is a mild skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant and a CNS depressant in acute exposures.[] Systemic effects may also include renal failure and increased susceptibility to ventricular fibrillation. There is no antidote for gasoline.[]

  • Opiate Overdose

    Thereafter, some patients require intensive care management because of respiratory failure, metabolic encephalopathy, acute kidney injury, and other organ failure.[] An impact on the respiratory system could also manifest in the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and pulmonary edema with a potentially fatal outcome[] Hypoxemia or ingestion of drugs that are coformulated with acetaminophen can cause hepatic injury; acute renal failure can result from hypoxemia or precipitation of myoglobin[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    […] deep vein thrombosis, and acute respiratory failure.[] A 46-year-old man experienced acute hypoxemic respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation after anesthesia induction for elective hip arthroplasty.[] CASE PRESENTATION: A nine-year-old female with spinal muscular atrophy type 1, chronic respiratory failure with tracheostomy and ventilator dependence presented with tachypnea[]

  • Cerebral Thrombosis

    INTRODUCTION: The propositus - a two-week-old boy - was transferred to our university hospital for investigation of increased head circumference and full fontanel. On ultrasound, thrombosis of the right internal cerebral vein and intraventricular haemorrhage was diagnosed, confirmed by MRI. Family history revealed[…][]

  • Status Asthmaticus

    OBJECTIVES: To describe a case series of 4 children who developed acute rhabdomyolysis as a complication of acute respiratory failure secondary to status asthmaticus.[] We report a case of successful use of extracorporeal life support (ECLS) as salvage treatment in an adult with acute, severe, reversible respiratory failure due to asphyxic[] We describe a case of acute respiratory failure due to severe pneumonia triggered by the influenza A virus, rapidly evolving into a refractory status asthmaticus requiring[]

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