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Acute respiratory distress syndrome: diagnosis and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9432401     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This review will attempt to put together the voluminous studies and concepts that have been published during the past 25 years following the description of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) regarding diagnosis and management. The initial discussion will focus on how to clinically diagnose ARDS based recommendations. This also gives the current definition of acute lung injury and when to call it ARDS. The radiographic and hemodynamic characteristics are discussed including oxygenation parameters. The management outlines the conventional as well as new therapies intended to improve survival of this devastating disease.
Authors:
T S de Guia
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Respirology (Carlton, Vic.)     Volume:  1     ISSN:  1323-7799     ISO Abbreviation:  Respirology     Publication Date:  1996 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-01-14     Completed Date:  1998-01-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9616368     Medline TA:  Respirology     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pulmonary Division, Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, The Philippines.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Pulmonary Gas Exchange
Respiration, Artificial
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  radiography,  therapy*
Severity of Illness Index
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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