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Network Five Journal Club Podcast 340

Network Five: Critical Care

Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club Episode 21 - Critical Care reviewing papers on cardiogenic shock, intravenous fluids in sepsis and lung protective ventilation strategies.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – ARDS

OVERVIEW Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome  (ARDS) is an acute diffuse, inflammatory lung injury, leading to increased pulmonary vascular permeability, increased lung weight, and loss of aerated lung tissue with hypoxemia and bilateral radiographic opacities, associated with increased venous admixture, increased physiological…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Definitions

definitions of acute lung injury (ALI) and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have varied over time. ARDS was first described by Ashbaugh and Petty in 1967 in a case series of 12 ICU patients who shared the common features of unusually persistent tachypnea and hypoxemia accompanied by opacification on chest radiographs and poor lung compliance, despite different underlying causes