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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) | American Lung Association adult distress respiratory syndrome


Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a type of respiratory failure characterized by Although the terminology of "adult respiratory distress syndrome" has at times been used to differentiate ARDS from "infant respiratory distress.

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) occurs when fluid builds up in the tiny, elastic air sacs (alveoli) in your lungs. Severe shortness of breath — the main symptom of ARDS — usually develops within a few hours to a few days after the precipitating injury or infection.

J Emerg Med. 1994 Jan-Feb;12(1):63-8. Adult respiratory distress syndrome ( ARDS): the basics. Lechin AE(1), Varon J. Author information: (1)Department of.

Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has now been described as a sequela to such diverse conditions as burns, amniotic fluid embolism, acute.

Ashbaugh et al described 12 such patients in 1967, using the term “adult respiratory distress syndrome” to describe this condition.