Respiratory Compromise encompasses the progression through respiratory risk, insufficiency, failure and arrest.¹ It is very common, costly, deadly, and preventable in most cases.² This site is dedicated to raise awareness, provide education, and improve solutions for Respiratory Compromise by making the latest information available.
1. Morris TA, Gay PC, MacIntyre NR, Hess DR, Hanneman SK, Lamberti JP, Doherty DE, Chang L, Seckel MA. Respiratory Compromise as a New Paradigm for the Care of Vulnerable Hospitalized Patients. Respir Care. 2017 Apr;62(4):497-512.
2. Hodgetts TJ, Kenward G, Vlackonikolis I, et al. Incidence, location and reasons for avoidable in-hospital cardiac arrest in a district general hospital. Resuscitation. 2002;54(2):115-123.