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Medical emergencies (respiratory)

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The most important conditions to be familiar with are:

  • respiratory failure
  • severe asthma attack
  • pneumothorax
  • massive pulmonary collapse
  • acute laryngeal obstruction
  • massive pleural effusions
  • adult respiratory distress syndrome
  • pulmonary aspiration syndrome
  • pneumonia

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