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What does ARDS stand for?

ARDS stands for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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New chapters explore key topics such as ventilatory management for obstructive pulmonary disease, adult respiratory distress syndrome, NIPPV, tracheal gas insufflation, prone positioning, and liquid ventilation.
When capillary clogging follows severe injury, bacterial blood infections or massive burns, it can lead to adult respiratory distress syndrome -- an untreatable and often fatal result of neutrophils run amok.