Disease Information for Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blue lips
Cyanosis
Exertional syncope/presyncope
Nocturnal angina/heart patient/complaint
Presyncope
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Blue skin discoloration/Skin color
Diaphoresis profuse/active sweating/acute
Liver flap tremor/Asterixis
Altered mental status Mental status change
CNS symptoms/signs
Dizziness/Dizzy
Insomnia
Irritability/short tempered
Lightheadedness/giddyness/spacey
Sudden unconsciousness
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Accessory muscle use with breathing
Apnea In Children
Biots apneustic/cluster/ataxic breathing
Breath Sounds Decreased
Cheyne-Stokes respiration
Cyanosis Child
Cyanosis Newborn
Dyspnea
Hypoventilation Signs
Irregular Respirations/Dyskinesia
Periodic breathing/apnea episodes
Perioral Cyanosis
Respiratory excursions decreased
Shallow breathing
Sighing
Acutely ill patient/signs
Infant peevish/irritable/fretful
Weakness, Gradual Onset
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Pulmonary Renal Syndromes
Nocturnal Hypoventilation
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Course/Eventual terminal event/death possible
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Lethal Potential
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Tetanus
Patient/Asbestosis established/chronic
Patient/Chronic obstructive lung disease
Patient/Pulmonary fibrosis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
CBG/Capillary Blood Gas Abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
pO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Bicarbonate, serum (Lab)
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
Lactic acid/Lactate (Lab)
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
PFT/Tidal volume decreased
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
Ultrasound
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis
Acidosis, respiratory
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Cardiac arrest
Coma/Unconscious
Death Outcome
Hypercapnea Hypercarbia
Hypoventilation, alveolar
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Lactic acidosis
Multifocal atrial tachycardia/MAT syndrome
Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Respiratory muscle weakness
Tachyarrhythmia
Cardiac death, sudden
Chronic Respiratory Acidosis
Continued Hypercapnea
Multiple organ System Failure
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Opiate administration
Synergy/Tranquilizer/sedative administration
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Lung Hypoventilation
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Pathophysiology/organ-system (category)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Morphine (MS-IR/Contin)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Oxygen
SX/Tracheotomy
Other Treatments
TX/Endotracheal airway.
TX/Head elevated position/Reverse Trendelenberg
TX/Intensive care management
TX/Intubation/ventilation assist.
TX/Medical emergency
TX/Ventilation Assist IPPB
Definition

Chronic respiratory failure with functional inadequate ventilation, oxygenation or acid-base control leading to hypoxia and hypercarbia and respiratory acidosis; results in failure to adequately provide oxygen to cells of the body and to remove excess carbon dioxide from them

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