Nov 01, · Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has known a growing interest over the last decades with promising results during the A(H1N1) influenza epidemic. Targeting populations that can most benefit from this therapy is now of major importance. Survival has steadily improved for a decade, . Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has a high mortality. Its only effective treatment is respiratory therapy. If this fails mortality is probably per cent. No other treatment for ARDS has proved effective including "magic bullets." Twenty patients suffering from ARDS secondary to Cited by:
The adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) represents a common denominator of acute lung injury leading to alveolar flooding, decreased lung compliance, and altered gas transport. In the absence of specific etiology and therapy, the management of ARDS remains largely supportive. Ubiquitous use of intermittent positive-pressure ventilation Cited by: Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a rapidly progressive disease occurring in critically ill patients. It causes fluid to leak into the lungs, making it difficult to get oxygen into the blood. Most people who get ARDS are already in the hospital for trauma or illness.
Clinical predictors of the adult respiratory distress syndrome. Pepe PE, Potkin RT, Reus DH, Hudson LD, Carrico CJ. One hundred thirty-six patients meeting our criteria for one or more of eight clinical conditions were prospectively observed for the development of the adult respiratory distress syndrome. Jun 13, · Fifteen recommendations and a therapeutic algorithm regarding the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) at the early phase in adults are proposed. The Grade of Recommendation Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology has been followed. Four recommendations (low tidal volume, plateau pressure limitation, no Cited by: