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Survival Models of Rieves et al for a Patient with Severe COPD and Acute Respiratory Failure

Purpose:

To predict nonsurvival in a patient with severe COPD and acute respiratory failure using the models of Rieves et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease, Pediatric Pulmonology

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

J42, J43, J44

Description:

Rieves et al developed equations to predict survival in a patient with severe COPD and acute respiratory failure. This can help identify patients who require more aggressive management and closer monitoring at the time of tracheal intubation. The authors are from the University of Mississippi in Jackson, Mississippi.

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