Acute respiratory failure

Known as: acute failure respiratory, arf 
Life-threatening respiratory failure that develops rapidly. Causes include injury, sepsis, drug overdose, and pancreatitis. It manifests with dyspnea… (More)
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2009
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND This study assesses the potential of lung ultrasonography to diagnose acute respiratory failure. METHODS This… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Avoiding intubation is a major goal in the management of respiratory failure, particularly in immunosuppressed… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Although placing patients with acute respiratory failure in a prone (face down) position improves their oxygenation 60… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Context: In patients with hypoxemic acute respiratory failure (ARF), randomized studies have shown noninvasive positive pressure… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND AND METHODS The role of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation delivered through a face mask in patients with acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a common cause of respiratory failure in critically ill patients and is defined… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
  • ORDI, ANCEBO, +15 authors SABEY
  • 1995
Background. In patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, noninvasive ventilation may be used in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
To investigate the relationship between lung anatomy and pulmonary mechanics in acute respiratory failure (ARF), 20 patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
We repeatedly assessed pulmonary and systemic hemodynamics in 30 patients undergoing therapy for severe acute respiratory failure… (More)
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