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ICU Management of a Patient with Kyphoscoliosis and Acute Respiratory Failure
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.
Kyphoscoliosis, Non-Invasive Ventilation, Acute Respiratory Failure, Controlled Mandatory Ventilation.
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