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5,206 Possible Causes for Respiratory Failure

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    (47%) had other causes of respiratory failure, including pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, etc.[] Acute respiratory failure with diffuse pulmonary opacities is an unusual manifestation following influenza vaccination.[] BACKGROUND: To compare the clinical values of bronchoscopic sputum suction and general sputum suction in respiratory failure patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive[]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    failure.[] failure (ARF).[] The purpose of this chapter is to outline the causes, physiology, pathophysiology, and management strategies for hydrostatic and permeability pulmonary edema and hypoxic respiratory[]

  • Influenza Pneumonia

    Conclusions: Viral pneumonia may result in severe hypoxemic respiratory failure and ARDS especially during epidemic seasons.[] Patient 2, in whom severe respiratory failure developed, is the mother of Patient 9, who had milder disease and received early treatment with oseltamivir.[] We treated a woman for influenza pneumonia with respiratory failure at 33 weeks' gestation with oral amantadine and ribavirin inhalation therapy in conjunction with evacuation[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Peek GJ, Tirouvopaiti R, Firmin RK (2005) ECLS for adult respiratory failure: etiology and indications.[] Early evidence suggests that therapeutic hypothermia (TH) could be a viable treatment for acute respiratory failure.[] Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterized as an acute hypoxemic and/or hypercapnic respiratory failure seen in critically ill patients and is still, although[]

  • Sepsis

    The study found that people with sepsis were readmitted because of respiratory failure; pneumonia; complications with devices, implants or grafts; urinary tract infections[] Early hypoxemic respiratory failure leads to a decreased PaO 2 :F IO 2 ratio and sometimes overt hypoxemia with Pa o 2 70 mm Hg.[] Coronary atherosclerosis Acute cerebrovascular disease Pneumonia Cardiac dysrhythmias Congestive heart failure Respiratory failure Injury accounted for 3 of the 20 most expensive[]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Respiratory muscle weakness is an uncommon cause of chronic respiratory failure and a rare cause of cor pulmonale.[] This report describes two patients with long-term catheter use who developed increasing respiratory failure and cor pulmonale, at least in part, due to a large tracheal mucus[] Pectus excavatum has never been reported to cause hypercapnic respiratory failure.[]

  • Opiate Overdose

    Thereafter, some patients require intensive care management because of respiratory failure, metabolic encephalopathy, acute kidney injury, and other organ failure.[] In addition, there is a possibility of renal injury, liver failure, and injuries stemming from a loss of consciousness such as compartment syndrome.[] If a person experiencing an opioid overdose is left alone and asleep, the person could easily die as their respiratory depression worsens.[]

  • Status Asthmaticus

    The study population included 1,257 adults with respiratory failure requiring ECLS. Status asthmaticus was the primary indication for ECLS in 24 patients.[] This article reviews the history of ECLS for adult respiratory failure and its application for life-threatening status asthmaticus.[] Severe respiratory failure may require extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).[]

  • Acute Respiratory Failure

    Hypoxemic respiratory failure is the commonest type of acute respiratory failure.[] respiratory failure.[] Acute respiratory failure is the inability of the respiratory system to maintain oxygenation or eliminate carbon dioxide.[]

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Respiratory failure was defined as oxygen saturation of 12 ].[] We describe a case of bacteremic, leukopenic pneumococcal pneumonia with respiratory failure, accompanied by diabetic ketoacidosis and hypothermia.[] She subsequently developed life-threatening conditions including bilateral empyema with respiratory failure, purulent pericarditis, and multiple organ failure leading to death[]

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