adult respiratory distress syndrome


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Noun1.adult respiratory distress syndrome - acute lung injury characterized by coughing and ralesadult respiratory distress syndrome - acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
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External validation of scores proposed for estimation of survival probability of patients with severe adult respiratory distress syndrome undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy: A retrospective study.
The day after the procedure to drain the abscess, the patient was admitted to intensive care with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) following complications arising from preexisting medical conditions.
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Elevated levels of NAP-1/interleukin-8 are present in the airspaces of patients with the adult respiratory distress syndrome and are associated with increased mortality.
Compounding the dilemma is the fact that many signs and symptoms associated with AFE are also clinical syndromes that can occur in its absence, such as anaphylactic shock, left ventricular failure, sepsis, adult respiratory distress syndrome, and diffuse intravascular coagulation.
The court heard Mr Siddique had died from multi-organ failure as a result of severe adult respiratory distress syndrome and scepsis.
For example, the two patients who developed hantavirus-induced adult respiratory distress syndrome requiring mechanical ventilation had the lowest values of these lipids recorded in the entire study: an average nadir of 53 mg/dL for total cholesterol and 5 mg/dL for HDL.
On December 7, the patient's condition worsened, and severe pneumonia with adult respiratory distress syndrome developed.
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Within hours of the operation he developed pneumonia which caused adult respiratory distress syndrome.
The coroner recorded a verdict of accidental death due to tension pneumothorax, bilateral adult respiratory distress syndrome and fractured ribs.

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