Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

ARDS

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_275

Synonyms

Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Definition

ARDS is a severe form of acute lung failure requiring mechanical ventilation.

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