Early Treatment of Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.

@article{Przybysz2016EarlyTO,
  title={Early Treatment of Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.},
  author={T Michael Przybysz and Alan Christopher Heffner},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is defined by acute diffuse inflammatory lung injury invoked by a variety of systemic or pulmonary insults. Despite medical progress in management, mortality remains 27% to 45%. Patients with ARDS should be managed with low tidal volume ventilation. Permissive hypercapnea is well tolerated. Conservative fluid… CONTINUE READING