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resp failure

lung fails to fx (no GE, hyoxemia, hypercapnia

2

hypoxemic RF

COPD
sev pnumonia
atelectctassi

3

hypercapnic/hypoxemic RF

upper aw obstr (tumor, infc)
weakness/paralysis of resp m.

4

mnfts of RF

hypoxemia
hypercapnia

5

hypoxemia

Pa02 levels

6

hypercapnia

pac02 levels >45

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normal o2 levels

80-100

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normal co2 levels

35-45

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tx of RF

restore GE
fix underlying cause

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how do we restore GE

admin 02
mechanical vent
bronchodilator/abx if indicated