Learn more about the definition and impact of respiratory compromise from the Respiratory Compromise Institute.
“The mission of the Respiratory Compromise Institute is to prevent suffering and death from respiratory compromise by optimizing its recognition, monitoring and management.”([FOOTNOTE=Respiratory Compromise Institute. http://www.respiratorycompromise.org/. 2018.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])
Read the review paper addressing respiratory compromise published in Respiratory Care.
Multiple underlying conditions may be responsible for the development of respiratory compromise.([FOOTNOTE=Lynn LA, Curry JP. Patterns of unexpected in-hospital deaths: a root cause analysis. Patient safety in surgery. 2011;5(1):3.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])