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Respiratory emergencies 

Respiratory emergencies
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Respiratory emergencies
Author(s):

Punit S. Ramrakha

, Kevin P. Moore

, and Amir H. Sam

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198797425.003.0002
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date: 23 August 2019

This chapter discusses respiratory emergencies, including pneumonia (acute, Mycoplasma, Legionella, viral, Chlamydia), psittacosis, acute asthma, acute severe asthma, mild to moderate asthmatic attacks, acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), respiratory failure, adult respiratory distress syndrome, pneumothorax (acute, tension), haemoptysis, pleural effusions, chronic massive effusion, empyema, and acute upper airway obstruction.

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