Respiratory Failure – Screening and Prevention

If you have a condition that puts you at risk of respiratory failure, talk to your doctor. He or she can ask questions and do a physical exam to look for issues that may put you at risk of getting respiratory failure in the future. Your doctor can also talk to you about how to manage your condition to prevent respiratory failure. He or she can also screen you if you have a planned surgery.

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  • Syndication ID: 19094
  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Friday, July 03, 2020 at 06:01 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Friday, July 03, 2020 at 06:01 PM


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