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COPD Case 1 Lung Pulse

This patient has severe COPD and presents in extreme distress. An initial ultrasound is performed. What does this clip show?
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Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Retention in COPD

Excessive oxygen administration can lead to hypercapnic respiratory failure in some COPD patients. COPD patients with more severe hypoxemia are at higher risk of CO2 retention from uncontrolled O2 administration