Recent trends in acute lung injury mortality: 1996-2005.

  title={Recent trends in acute lung injury mortality: 1996-2005.},
  author={Sara E Erickson and Greg S Martin and John Lucian Davis and Michael A. Matthay and Mark David Eisner},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={37 5},
OBJECTIVE Studies from single centers have suggested that mortality from acute lung injury (ALI) has declined over time. However, recent trends in ALI mortality from centers across the United States are unknown. We sought to determine whether recent advances in the treatment of ALI and related critical illnesses have resulted in decreased mortality from ALI. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study of patients enrolled in the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Network randomized controlled… CONTINUE READING