Intravenous use of glycopyrrolate in acute respiratory distress due to bronchospastic pulmonary disease.

A patient with acute respiratory distress secondary to emphysema and reactive airway disease had inadequate tidal volumes with and without endotracheal intubation. Because of the patient's failure to respond to maximal standard bronchodilator therapy and the physical inability to ventilate the patient by manual positive pressure, he received IV… (More)