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Types Of Respiratory Failure

Acute or acute-on-chronic respiratory failure can be conceptually divided into 2 major management categories: hypoxic respiratory failure and hypercarbic respiratory failure. Hypoxic respiratory failure is a disease state of inadequate oxygenation, while hypercarbic respiratory failure is due to inadequate ventilation.

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