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.Scope - Inclusion: Adult Critical Care patients with hypoxic respiratory failure due to lung disease. As well as patients diagnosed with ARDS, this applies topatients 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: Amy Ashford
Authored by: Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth
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First contributed: 28 May 2020
Audience access level: Full user


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