In this article, we will discuss about Clinical features of Type II Respiratory Failure. So, let’s get started.
Type II Respiratory Failure is defined as the failure of the lungs to maintain an adequate alveolar ventilation resulting in rise in partial pressure of CO2 (PaCO2) above 50 mmHg. There is always hypoxemia associated with hypercapnia.
Source: Emergency Medicine by SN Chugh and Ashima Chugh