Medical Definition of Acute respiratory failure

1. Loss of pulmonary function either acute or chronic that results in hypoxaemia or hypercarbia. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acute Respiratory Failure

acute non-lymphocytic leukaemia
acute organic brain syndrome
acute pancreatitis
acute parenchymatous hepatitis
acute porphyria
acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
acute primary haemorrhagic meningoencephalitis
acute promyelocytic leukaemia
acute pulmonary alveolitis
acute pulmonary eosinophilia
acute pyelonephritis
acute radiation syndrome
acute reflex bone atrophy
acute rejection
acute renal failure
acute respiratory failure (current term)
acute rheumatic arthritis
acute rhinitis
acute rickets
acute schizophrenia
acute schizophrenic episode
acute sedge
acute situational reaction
acute spinal cord compression
acute splenic tumour
acute stress reaction
acute toxicity
acute transverse myelitis
acute triangle

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