Managing acute on chronic respiratory failure: a guide to non-invasive ventilation.

Abstract

Acute-on-chronic respiratory failure is becoming an increasingly common medical emergency, mostly as a result of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is associated with high mortality rates and so practising the best evidence-based management is vital.

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@article{Goldring2008ManagingAO, title={Managing acute on chronic respiratory failure: a guide to non-invasive ventilation.}, author={James J. P. Goldring and Jadwiga A Wedzicha}, journal={British journal of hospital medicine}, year={2008}, volume={69 8}, pages={444-9} }