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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. List the causes of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
  2. Understand the pathophysiologic mechanism leading to ARDS and how this results in hypoxia.
  3. Know the criteria for diagnosing ARDS.
  4. Understand the role of ventilator settings and fluid strategies in the management of ARDS.
  5. Understand the role of ventilator settings and fluid strategies in the management of ARDS.
Section
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Diseases and Pathophysiology in Critical Care Medicine > ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (ARDS)
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2022 > Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Case File
AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 53 > Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Physiology 2e > Case 15 > Pulmonary Structure and Lung Capacities
Section
AccessMedicine > The Infographic Guide to Medicine > Pulmonology > Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

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