Disease Information for Respiratory arrest/Acute respiratory failure

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blue lips
Cyanosis
Agonal respiration
Biots apneustic/cluster/ataxic breathing
Bradypnea Decreased respiratory rate
Breath Sounds Decreased
Cyanosis Child
Cyanosis Newborn
Shallow breathing
Typical Clinical Presentation
Coma with normal Head CT Scan
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cocaine addicted
Patient/Guillain Barre syndrome
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
RBC/2,3 Diphosphoglycerate
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Cardiac arrest
Hypercapnea Hypercarbia
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Cardiac death, sudden
Atelectasis in Child
Multiple organ System Failure
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Pathophysiology/organ-system (category)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Endotracheal airway.
TX/Medical emergency
Definition

Acute respiratory failure with functional inadequate ventilation, oxygenation or acid-base control leading to hypoxia and hypercarbia and respiratory acidosis then death.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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