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Acute respiratory distress syndrome: the Berlin Definition.
The acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) was defined in 1994 by the American-European Consensus Conference (AECC); since then, issues regarding the reliability and validity of this definitionExpand
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Epidemiology, Patterns of Care, and Mortality for Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Intensive Care Units in 50 Countries.
IMPORTANCE Limited information exists about the epidemiology, recognition, management, and outcomes of patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). OBJECTIVES To evaluate intensiveExpand
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Surviving Sepsis Campaign: guidelines on the management of critically ill adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Background The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the cause of a rapidly spreading illness, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), affecting thousands of peopleExpand
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The Berlin definition of ARDS: an expanded rationale, justification, and supplementary material
PurposeOur objective was to revise the definition of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) using a conceptual model incorporating reliability and validity, and a novel iterative approach withExpand
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Early physical medicine and rehabilitation for patients with acute respiratory failure: a quality improvement project.
OBJECTIVES To (1) reduce deep sedation and delirium to permit mobilization, (2) increase the frequency of rehabilitation consultations and treatments to improve patients' functional mobility, and (3)Expand
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An Official American Thoracic Society/European Society of Intensive Care Medicine/Society of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline: Mechanical Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute
Background: This document provides evidence‐based clinical practice guidelines on the use of mechanical ventilation in adult patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Methods: AExpand
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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Importance Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening form of respiratory failure that affects approximately 200 000 patients each year in the United States, resulting in nearlyExpand
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Rehabilitation therapy and outcomes in acute respiratory failure: an observational pilot project.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to describe the frequency, physiologic effects, safety, and patient outcomes associated with traditional rehabilitation therapy in patients who require mechanicalExpand
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Position paper for the organization of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation programs for acute respiratory failure in adult patients.
The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe acute respiratory failure (ARF) in adults is growing rapidly given recent advances in technology, even though there is controversyExpand
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Physical Complications in Acute Lung Injury Survivors: A Two-Year Longitudinal Prospective Study
Objective:Survivors of severe critical illness frequently develop substantial and persistent physical complications, including muscle weakness, impaired physical function, and decreasedExpand
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