Typically treated as a medical emergency, acute respiratory failure (ARF) occurs when fluid builds up in the air sacs of your lungs, which stops the lungs from releasing oxygen into your blood. If not treated quickly, this condition in most cases may lead to death. With appropriate and timely treatment, the serious complications caused by acute respiratory failure can be reversed. Documentation is important to ensure appropriate care and accurate reimbursement, and physicians can consider medical coding outsourcing to simplify their documentation process.
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