Median length of ECMO was 14 days in first wave patients vs 20 days in second wave patients, with ECMO mortality greater in second wave patients 69% vs 32% .
Tag: ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome
Critically ill patients who abuse alcohol had a twofold greater risk of developing acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).Read More
Researchers found statistically significant associations between yearly change in PM2.5 and ozone concentrations and yearly change in hospital admission rates for ARDS among seniors.Read More
In addition to an increased risk for Type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other illnesses, obese patients often experience acute respiratory distress syndrome. But treating obese patients with ARDS presents its own challenges, specifically with intubation and ventilation.Read More
A Phase II clinical trial for Faron Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s Traumakine demonstrated a significant reduction in mortality as a result of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), according to UK research published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.Read More
While prone positioning can produce an increase in oxygenation in ARDS, further studies are needed to determine its clinical value.Read More