Insufficiency

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INSUFFICIENCY. What is not competent; not enough.

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Meningococcal septicemia may present with neurologic impairment and skin changes, but respiratory insufficiency would be unusual and would assist in excluding this disease.
Use of CPAP mask as the sole mode of ventilatory support in trauma patients with mild to moderate respiratory insufficiency. J Trauma 1985; 25: 1065-8.
Although in three patients we planned spinal surgery, one patient died before the operation due to respiratory insufficiency and infectious complications and other two did not accept surgery.
On the list there was no concept of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease itself, however, the list contained 2 other diseases that COPD consists of, i.e., chronic bronchitis induced by toxic substances, irritant aerosols in the case of respiratory insufficiency (in point 4) and pulmonary emphysema in the case of pulmonary insufficiency among glassblowers and brass bands musicians (in point 5).
analyzed patients who have received mask [O.sub.2] treatment for acute hypoxemic respiratory insufficiency according to dyspnea scores.
The perinatal form of hypophosphatasia associates respiratory insufficiency and hypercalcemia [13].
HPS typically manifests with fever, myalgias, progressive respiratory insufficiency, thrombocytopenia, and leukocytosis.
The clinical presentation of our patients with LOPD was classical, characterized by progressive limb-girdle muscle weakness in all cases and diaphragm involvement in 2 patients, leading to respiratory insufficiency and early death in the patient number 2 in agreement with previous studies [19, 35].
Respiratory insufficiency in forms of snoring and obstructive apnea is also common among PDO patients [7].
BURSA (CyHAN)- Organs of a 44-year-old woman who died of respiratory insufficiency in the western province of Bursa have been beacon of hope for five patients on Thursday.
Unexpected extensive metastatic lesions throughout both lung fields were also demonstrated, despite minimal respiratory insufficiency (figure).
A deeper understanding of these changes will provide new knowledge about the respiratory networks capacity for remodeling and aid in the development of better treatments for the traumatic and non-traumatic SCI population faced with respiratory insufficiency.

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