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ICU Management

Respiratory Management Strategies for AHRF

2021 07 Dec

Acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure (AHRF) is one of the most common causes of admission to the ICU. It has a mortality rate of nearly 30%. Non-invasive respiratory management strategies are recommended to avoid the risk of endotracheal intubation. However, patients with de novo acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure (AHRF) are often at high risk of... Read more

ICU Management

Use of Non-Invasive Ventilation in Critically Ill Older Adults

2020 24 Oct

In seriously ill older adults or those near the end of life, acute respiratory failure is a common cause of hospitalisation. These hospitalisations are generally complicated by distressful respiratory symptoms and transitions that require the use of high-intensity, high-risk interventions, including invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV) and non-invasive ventilation... Read more

ICU Management

Respiratory Support Strategies For Severe COVID-19

2020 12 Mar

At this moment, over 100,000 people has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The number of confirmed cases outside the Chinese mainland has already reached over 25,000. Countries like Japan, South Korea, Italy and Iran have reported thousands of COVID-19 cases. AS the World Health Organization warned that "the window of opportunity is narrowing" to contain... Read more