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ICU Management

#ISICEM21: Findings from the REST Trial

2021 01 Sep

Acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure is a leading cause of admission to ICUs and is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. Many patients affected by acute hypoxaemic respiratory failure meet the diagnostic criteria for acute respiratory distress syndrome. An important intervention that has been shown to reduce mortality in patients with... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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Chronic respiratory dialysis

2018 16 Mar

Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal is emerging as a potential strategy to manage acute hypercapnic respiratory failure. There may be an opportunity to use similar techniques to manage chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure, in what may be termed "chronic respiratory dialysis", potentially altering the physiological and clinical effects of chronic... Read more