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buckingRespiratory therapy Violent resistance by a Pt to intubated ventilation that may cause asynchronous breathing, ergo V/Q mismatching and risk of barotrauma, cardiac arrhythmia, and ↑ intracranial pressure; the newer ventilatory support devices rarely evoke this reaction, but Pts may still require sedation, or narcotics. See V/Q mismatch.
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