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ICU Management of a Patient with Kyphoscoliosis and Acute Respiratory Failure


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1 JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Acute ventilatory failure is a challenging yet increasingly common medical emergency reflecting the growing burden of respiratory disease. It is not a diagnosis in itself but the end result of a diversity of disease processes culminating in arterial hypoxaemia and hypercapnia.

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Kyphoscoliosis, Non-Invasive Ventilation, Acute Respiratory Failure, Controlled Mandatory Ventilation.
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Manchala Ravi Kumar
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India
R. B. Ravi Shankar
JJM Medical College, Davangere, India

Abstract


Acute ventilatory failure is a challenging yet increasingly common medical emergency reflecting the growing burden of respiratory disease. It is not a diagnosis in itself but the end result of a diversity of disease processes culminating in arterial hypoxaemia and hypercapnia.

Keywords


Kyphoscoliosis, Non-Invasive Ventilation, Acute Respiratory Failure, Controlled Mandatory Ventilation.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP084