Is respiratory arrest painful?


Is respiratory arrest painful?

Respiratory Arrest:

Respiratory arrest (also known as respiratory failure) refers to when a person stops breathing, and it can be life-threatening since the body requires oxygen. Possible causes of respiratory arrest include obstructions in the lungs, COPD, pneumonia, injury to the lungs (ex: collapsed lung), inhaling dangerous chemicals or fumes, and spinal cord injuries.

Answer and Explanation:

Pain is not a common symptom of respiratory arrest, unless the condition was caused by an injury to the lungs, such as a collapsed or punctured lung...

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Conditions Associated with Respiratory Failure

from Pathophysiology Textbook

Chapter 9 / Lesson 10

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