Acute Respiratory Obstruction and Restriction. ICU nurses course 2004 Tim Smith. Topics. Asthma (acute bronchospasm) Acute Exacerbation of COPD Pneumothorax Pleural Effusion. Acute Asthma. Asthma. Chronic inflammatory condition of the lung airways characterised by:
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ICU nurses course 2004
Chronic inflammatory condition of the lung airways characterised by:
Related to severity:
40 min after Albuterol
eg. MV 115 ml/kg, TV 6-8 ml/kg, RR 8-10, PEEP 0
Treat underlying cause and support:
Worsening COPD with:
in spite of maximal medical therapy and not related to XS O2
Pathological collection of extraalveolar air in the pleural space.
May help determine cause: