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ALLMedicine™ Respiratory Failure Center

Research & Reviews  7,233 results

Breathing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: Translation to therapy.
The Journal of Physiology; Mhandire DZ, Burns DP et. al.

May 28th, 2022 - Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an X-linked neuromuscular disease caused by a deficiency in dystrophin - a structural protein which stabilizes muscle during contraction. Dystrophin deficiency adversely affects the respiratory system leading t...

Inhaled nitric oxide as temporary respiratory stabilization in patients with COVID-19 r...
PloS One; Hagemo JS, Skulberg AK et. al.

May 28th, 2022 - In March 2020, WHO announced the COVID-19 a pandemic and a major global public health emergency. Mortality from COVID-19 is rapidly increasing globally, with acute respiratory failure as the predominant cause of death. Many patients experience sev...

Investigation of the B- and T-cell Repertoire and Immune Response in Patients With Acute and Resolved COVID-19 Infection

May 27th, 2022 - Background: Patients infected with COVID-19 have an unpredictable risk to worsen and die, making it difficult to decide who can quarantine at home and who should be monitored for respiratory failure as an inpatient. This risk may be related in par...

HLA and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis & Frontotemporal Degeneration; Nona RJ, Greer JM et. al.

May 27th, 2022 - Background: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disease associated with loss of upper and lower motor neurones. It leads to death by respiratory failure and has a typical prognosis of 2-3 years. The immune system has been sh...

Acute Respiratory Failure.
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly; Villgran VD, Lyons C et. al.

May 27th, 2022 - Respiratory failure is one of the most common reasons for hospitalization and intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, and a diverse range of etiologies can precipitate it. Respiratory failure can result from various mechanisms such as hypoventilatio...

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Guidelines  19 results

ERS clinical practice guidelines: high-flow nasal cannula in acute respiratory failure.
The European Respiratory Journal; Oczkowski S, Ergan B et. al.

Oct 16th, 2021 - High-flow nasal cannula (HFNC) has become a frequently used noninvasive form of respiratory support in acute settings; however, evidence supporting its use has only recently emerged. These guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations for the ...

Adult Pulmonary Intensive and Intermediate Care Units: The Italian Thoracic Society (IT...
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Renda T, Scala R et. al.

Jun 9th, 2021 - The imbalance between the prevalence of patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF) and acute-on-chronic respiratory failure and the number of intensive care unit (ICU) beds requires new solutions. The increasing use of non-invasive respiratory ...

Appropriate Use of High-Flow Nasal Oxygen in Hospitalized Patients for Initial or Poste...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Qaseem A, Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta I et. al.

Apr 27th, 2021 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to provide clinical recommendations on the appropriate use of high-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) in hospitalized patients for initial or postextubation management of acute respiratory fa...

Prolonged Weaning: S2k Guideline Published by the German Respiratory Society.
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Schönhofer B, Geiseler J et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Mechanical ventilation (MV) is an essential part of modern intensive care medicine. MV is performed in patients with severe respiratory failure caused by respiratory muscle insufficiency and/or lung parenchymal disease; that is, when other treatme...

Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation: Recommendations of the Swiss Society of Pulmonology.
Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases; Janssens JP, Michel F et. al.

Dec 11th, 2020 - Long-term mechanical ventilation is a well-established treatment for chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure (CHRF). It is aimed at improving CHRF-related symptoms, health-related quality of life, survival, and decreasing hospital admissions. In S...

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Drugs  23 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  591 results

Investigation of the B- and T-cell Repertoire and Immune Response in Patients With Acute and Resolved COVID-19 Infection

May 27th, 2022 - Background: Patients infected with COVID-19 have an unpredictable risk to worsen and die, making it difficult to decide who can quarantine at home and who should be monitored for respiratory failure as an inpatient. This risk may be related in par...

Early CPAP in COVID-19 Patients With Respiratory Failure.

May 27th, 2022 - Eligible patients will be randomized to two treatment arms: current clinical practice (control arm) and early treatment with CPAP in addition to current clinical practice (experimental arm). To deal with the current emergency situation, the study ...

Mobile Critical Care Recovery Program for Acute Respiratory Failure Survivors

May 26th, 2022 - Five million Americans require admission to intensive care units (ICU) annually due to life threatening illnesses, and this number is expected to rise.4 Two million of these ICU admissions are secondary to Acute Respiratory Failure (ARF) with more...

Surfactant Administration by Insure or Thin Catheter

May 24th, 2022 - To compare two approaches for surfactant administration during CPAP in preterm infants, the INSURE and the LISA technique, using premedication intubation protocols, and investigate aspects of safety, stress and pain, timely administration of the d...

Safety and Effectiveness of Placental Derived Exosomes and Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Moderate to Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Associated With the Novel Corona Vi...

May 24th, 2022 - One of the hallmark features of the progression of COVID-19 is lung injury from the viral infection leading to potentially acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and respiratory failure requiring ventilator support. In patients who survive ARD...

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News  650 results

Airway injuries ‘devastating’ after battery ingestions: Review
Marcia Frellick

May 26th, 2022 - Severe airway injuries are a “not infrequent” consequence after children swallow button batteries, which are commonly found in many household electronics, according to a systematic review published online in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery.

Long-COVID Symptoms a Serious Challenge for Older Patients, Physicians

Apr 27th, 2022 - Even mundane tasks like making a meal can be exhausting for Louise Salant. "I'm totally wiped out," said the 71-year-old former private music instructor with asthma who lives in New York City and has been coping with debilitating symptoms of fatig...

Fast Five Quiz: Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease

Apr 12th, 2022 - Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) encompass a large and varied group of parenchymal lung disorders, including diseases of unknown cause, which are known as idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, as well as those associated with other diseases or envi...

Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Differential Diagnosis

Apr 4th, 2022 - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic fibrosing lung disease of unknown origin primarily affecting older adults. It is the most common form of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia and accounts for approximately 20%-50% of all cases of inte...

Mechanical Ventilation in Children Tied to Slightly Lower IQ

Mar 1st, 2022 - Children who survive an episode of acute respiratory failure that requires invasive mechanical ventilation may be at risk for slightly lower long-term neurocognitive function, new research suggests. Investigators found lower IQ's in children witho...

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Patient Education  5 results see all →