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What Is The Survival Rate Of Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure?

Yes? In Oct 2016 I suffered Cardiac arrest and Respiratory arrest due to Severe Asthma Attack, the exact diagnosis is as : Acute Respiratory Failure with Hypoxia- Primary Asthma with Acute Exacebation, unspecified asthma severity Cardiac Arrest Respiratory Arrest.........I m 55 yr old female with a history of Asthma, but the time this attack started till the time I was non-responsive was less than 10 minutes ....I was dead for well over 5 minutes the emts figured by the 911 call plus I flat lined 4 times during transport to the hospital 26 miles away.......I have had a very hard time gathering my thoughts, and have an awful amount of stress on me at this time in my life.....can you estimate my survival rate?
Thu, 31 May 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

* As per my clinical experience, single episode of such event is not decision making event for survival rate.
* It requires a detailed case evaluation with history, physical examination, supportive lab, X-ray reports and others.

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What Is The Survival Rate Of Patients With Acute Respiratory Failure?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. * As per my clinical experience, single episode of such event is not decision making event for survival rate. * It requires a detailed case evaluation with history, physical examination, supportive lab, X-ray reports and others. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.