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Ventilation for Acute Hypoxic respiratory failure in critical care

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Management of COVID ITU patients cheat sheet

Aim: To provide a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the early stabilisation of acute hypoxic respiratory failure in Critical Care patients.

– Inclusion:
Adult Critical Care patients with hypoxic respiratory failure due to lung disease. As well as patients diagnosed with ARDS, this applies to patients who do not meet all criteria in the Berlin definition for ARDS.

– Exclusion:
Patients whose primary problem is bronchospasm, heart failure, fluid overload or pulmonary embolism.

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Contributed by: COVID-19 - A directory of resources
Authored by: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Licence: More information on licences
First contributed: 05 February 2021
Audience access level: Full user


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