Etiologies, diagnostic work-up and outcomes of acute respiratory distress syndrome with no common risk factor: a prospective multicenter study

@inproceedings{Prost2017EtiologiesDW,
  title={Etiologies, diagnostic work-up and outcomes of acute respiratory distress syndrome with no common risk factor: a prospective multicenter study},
  author={Nicolas de Prost and Tai Huu Pham and Guillaume Carteaux and Armand Mekontso Dessap and Christian Brun-Buisson and Eddy Fan and Giacomo Bellani and John G. Laffey and Alain Mercat and L. Brochard and B. Ma{\^i}tre},
  booktitle={Annals of intensive care},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Patients meeting the Berlin definition for the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) might lack exposure to one or more "common" risk factors and exhibit different clinical phenotype and outcomes. We aimed to compare the clinical presentation and outcome of ARDS patients with or without risk factors, the impact on hospital mortality, and to… CONTINUE READING