AHRF

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AcronymDefinition
AHRFAmerican Hot Rod Foundation (Greenwich, CT)
AHRFArea Health Resource File (US DHHS)
AHRFAmerican Hearing Research Foundation
AHRFArizona Human Rights Fund (gay and lesbian rights organization)
AHRFacute hypercapnic respiratory failure
AHRFAlberta Historical Resources Foundation (est. 1973; Alberta, Canada)
AHRFAmazing Halo Reach Forges
AHRFAncient Historical Research Foundation
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Although it was first used in the 1980s, it is now "really the treatment of choice for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure in this setting," he added.
Readmission rates and life threatening events in COPD survivors treated with non-invasive ventilation for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure. Thorax 2004; 59: 1020-1025.
Although several prospective controlled randomized trials demonstrated the success of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) in selected cases of acute hypercapnic respiratory failure (ARF) in setting with different care levels, clinical practice data about the use of VNI in the "real world" are limited.
Active cycle of breathing techniques in noninvasive ventilation for acute hypercapnic respiratory failure. D Inal-Ince, S Savci, A Topeli and Arikan H Hulya.
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