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post a hemmoragic stroke why does drive suggest ventilator due to patient in deep sleep?

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Dr. Yun Tran
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Family Medicine 16 years experience
Protect airway: deep sleep or comatosed? The patient needs ventilator to protect airway. The brain is not able to regulate breathing well after such a catastrophic event.

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