Extrapulmonic Ventilatory Failure
Ventilatory failure is a failure of the respiratory system to properly oxygenate and remove carbon dioxide from the blood. The respiratory system includes the pulmonary parenchyma (airways, alveoli, and capillary bed) and the pulmonary vessels; but it also includes the chest wall; the muscles of respiration; the nerves innervating the chest and diaphragm; the central and peripheral chemoreceptors; and the respiratory centers in the brain.
KeywordsVentilatory Failure Hypercapneic Respiratory Failure Chanical Ventilation Tick Paralysis Maximum Breathing Capacity
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