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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Acute respiratory distress syndrome may develop through direct causes, such as aspiration pneumonia, pulmonary thromboembolism, smoke and toxic gas inhalation, or through indirect routes, such as sepsis, non-pulmonary infections, trauma, pancreatitis, blood transfusions or drug toxicity.
Epidemiology, patterns of care, and mortality for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome in intensive care units in 50 countries.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome: The Berlin definition.
Washington D.C [USA] Aug 29( ANI ): Researchers have devised a model to predict burn patients who are most likely to develop life-threatening acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
In our study, patients with all age group above 13 had developed acute respiratory distress syndrome. However, there was no significant difference in survival among various age groups.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a condition in which intense inflammatory processes are triggered.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) was described in 1967 by Dr.
Moreover, sustained insults may ultimately develop into clinical acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) [9-11].
We present a difficult case of ACS in a pregnant patient causing fetal distress prompting emergency cesarean section and eventual extracorporeal membrane oxygenation due to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
The patient was diagnosed with multiorgan failure, septic shock with severe lactic acidosis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and renal failure requiring hemodialysis.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a rapidly progressive and life-threatening disease process (Blahd, 2016) also known as acute lung injury, non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema, stiff lung, and wet lung.

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