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Progressive respiratory failure in COVID-19: a hypothesis


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Progressive respiratory failure in COVID-19: a hypothesis


The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a challenge for intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide because of the large numbers of patients, a scarcity of resources, the poor prognosis of patients they treat, and uncertainty regarding the disease's pathogenesis.




Endeman, Henrik, Philip van der Zee, Michel E. van Genderen, Johannes P. C. van den Akker, and Diederik Gommers. 2020. "Progressive respiratory failure in COVID-19: a hypothesis." The Lancet Infectious Diseases.


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