Respiratory failure

What is Respiratory failure?

It is condition caused by failure of lung tissue to properly oxygenate the blood.

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my mom is in hospital after going into respiratory failure two weeks ago. she spent eleven days in icu and is on three different antibiotics for...

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Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Respiratory failure causes right sided heart damage and failure.
Right...

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hi i was in hospital with scepticema/ respiratory failure all resulting from pnemonia, in ICU . thankfully i am better now, recovering from...

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hi,
when you have shortness of breath then your heart rate also goes up.
would suggest get a cardiology work up done to rule out any heart problem...

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