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1,204 Possible Causes for Respiratory Muscle Weakness

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Age, respiratory muscle weakness, hypercapnia, hypoxia, malnutrition, treatment with corticosteroids or other agents, haemodynamic instability and activity limits due to respiratory[] Respiratory muscle weakness Receptors.[] Ethical problems about the treatment of acute exacerbation of end-stage COPD are increasingly topical, especially in respiratory units and the ICU.[]

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    That f/V T had a strong, inverse relationship to peak negative esophageal pressure also may reflect the influence of muscle weakness. acute lung injury acute respiratory distress[] A recovering patient’s quality of life may be severely adversely affected by permanent damage to the lungs, respiratory problems, renal dysfunction, muscle weakness and depression[] It can lead to infections and pneumonia, a collapsed lung, kidney failure, muscle weakness, and confusion.[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    In this context, the most frequent respiratory complication is nocturnal and daytime hypoventilation related to respiratory muscle weakness.[] Patients become wheelchair bound and develop respiratory muscle weakness.[] Some patients may need assisted ventilation to treat respiratory muscle weakness and a pacemaker for cardiac abnormalities.[]

  • Opiate Overdose

    BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The time available to act is a crucial factor affecting the probable success of interventions to manage opiate overdose. We analyse opiate users' accounts of non-fatal overdose incidents to (i) construct a proto-typology of non-fatal opiate overdose onset and (ii) assess the implications for[…][]

  • Heroin Dependence

    Withdrawal symptoms of heroin can include: Intensive cravings Negative mood Stomach pain Nausea and vomiting Muscle aches and whole body pain Body weakness Joint pain Runny[] […] nose Nausea and vomiting Extreme sweating Chills Runny nose Increased blood pressure Cardiovascular problems Respiratory distress Insomnia Seizures Stroke Coma Death[]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    […] infections Physical dependence Diplopia Ataxia Motor incoordination Muscle weakness Vertigo Headaches Changes in eating and sleeping patterns Cognitive Symptoms: Memory impairment[] weakness.[] […] activities Forging prescriptions Increasing desire to be left alone Inability to meet expectations and responsibilities at work, school, or home Physical Symptoms: Increased respiratory[]

  • Status Asthmaticus

    Hypokalemia can cause muscle weakness, which may worsen respiratory distress and cause cardiac arrhythmias.[]

  • Respiratory Muscle Paralysis

    Respiratory muscle weakness first manifests as sleep-disordered breathing (SDB).[] In addition, respiratory muscle weakness is often observed after stroke, contributing to exercise intolerance and a higher risk of poor outcome.[] Respiratory muscle weakness contributes to sleep-disordered breathing.[]

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Neuromuscular disorders occur as the respiratory muscle weakness progresses.[] Individuals with respiratory illnesses tend to have weak diaphragms because of difficulty breathing. Lie down on your back with your knees bent.[] The cause of respiratory failure is often multifactorial and is secondary to spinal deformity, muscle weakness, disordered ventilatory control, sleep disordered breathing,[]

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Respiratory muscle weakness and failure is a common complication late in the course of disease.[] Weekly data downloads showed that disease progression was associated with increased respiratory muscle weakness, decreased spontaneous breathing, and increased use of non-invasive[] Because there is an increased incidence of VTE after surgical procedures, placement of a Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS) in ALS patients as treatment for respiratory muscle[]

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