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Type I respiratory failure

not enough 02

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Type II respiratory failure

too much co2 + not enough 02

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What is normal respiration driven by

CO2 Chemoreceptors

chronic hypercapnia leads to desensitisation of these chemoreceptors- o2 chemoreceptors then become the primary drive of respiration