Inhaled nitric oxide in patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) infection in Canada

@article{Funk2012InhaledNO,
  title={Inhaled nitric oxide in patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) infection in Canada},
  author={D. Funk and Anand . Kumar},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia},
  year={2012},
  volume={60},
  pages={212 - 213}
}
H1N1 had a self-limited respiratory illness; however, if hospitalization was required, 20-36% of patients required admission to the intensive care unit (ICU), and 80% of those patients required invasive mechanical ventilation. The case mortality ranged from 17-40%. In many of these patients, conventional mechanical ventilation strategies were not adequate to reverse their severe oxygenation defects. Adjunctive therapies in addition to lung protective mechanical ventilation strategies are often… Expand
Influenza and Endemic Viral Pneumonia
TLDR
This article focuses on severe influenza pneumonia, including the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, and briefly discusses other causes of severe respiratory disease of viral etiology. Expand

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California Pandemic (H1N1) Working Group
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