By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.


Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.


Acute respiratory failure 2 – nursing management

AuthorsDan Higgins, RGN, ENB100, ENB998; John Guest, RN, ENB100; both are senior charge nurses, critical care, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.Abstract Higgins, D., Guest, J. (2008) Acute respiratory failure 2: nursing management. Nursing Times; 104: 37, 22–23.This is the second in a two-part unit on acute respiratory failure. Part 1 defined this condition, explored the causes of different types of failure and outlined ...

Get unlimited access

As a subscriber you will benefit from:

  • Full online and mobile access to news and opinion stories
  • Customised email alerts straight to your inbox (over 30 alerts available)
  • 4,500 practice articles in our archive 
  • Over £500 worth of CPD learning units