What is the role of sedation in the treatment of obstructive airway disease-related respiratory failure?

Updated: Apr 07, 2020
  • Author: Ata Murat Kaynar, MD; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Patients often require large amounts of sedation and, occasionally, paralysis until the bronchoconstriction and airway inflammation have improved.


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