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FiO PEEP INCLUSION CRITERIA: Acute onset of 1. PaO 2/FiO 2 ≤ 300 (corrected for altitude) 2. Bilateral (patchy, diffuse, or homogeneous) infiltrates consistent with
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Acute respiratory distress syndrome ("ARDS"), previously known as respiratory distress syndrome ("RDS"), adult respiratory distress syndrome, or shock lung, is a ...
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ARDS was first diagnosed as a distinct medical condition in the late 1960's. Since then progress has been made in the diagnosis of ARDS and ...
The protocol from the ARMA trial can serve as a guide to performing low tidal volume ventilation for mechanically ventilated patients with ARDS: ... ARDSNet Protocol.
Proning can be an expensive and complicated undertaking but may be beneficial in acute lung injury. Dr. Andrew Shorr discusses the pros and cons.
Rationale: In patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a focal distribution of loss of aeration in lung computed tomography predicts low potential ...