Respiratory failure risk factors

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: M. Khurram Afzal, MD [2]


Common risk factors in the development of respiratory failure include smoking, alcohol abuse, COPD exacerbation, obesity.

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