Experience with ARDS caused by tuberculosis in a respiratory intensive care unit

@article{Agarwal2005ExperienceWA,
  title={Experience with ARDS caused by tuberculosis in a respiratory intensive care unit},
  author={Ritesh Agarwal and Dheeraj Gupta and Ashutosh N Aggarwal and Digamber Behera and Surinder Kumar Jindal},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={1284-1287}
}
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in intensive care units. Tuberculosis (TB) commonly causes respiratory failure in patients with extensive pulmonary parenchymal involvement, but it is a rare cause of ARDS. We report our experience of TB presenting with ARDS. Retrospective analysis of 187 patients admitted with a diagnosis of ARDS over the previous 7 years. Data are presented in a descriptive fashion using mean±SD or median (range). Nine… CONTINUE READING

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