Respiratory Distress

Respiratory distress refers to various types of breathing difficulty. It is a medical emergency requiring immediate attention because of the risk of respiratory failure. The most severe forms include accessory muscle use, retractions, respiratory depression and respiratory failure. Acute causes ...

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Acute Respiratory Conditions: Conditions cause respiratory distress include:

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