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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Study IDs Surgical Patients at Risk of Dangerous Lung Disorder

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Acute respiratory distress syndrome is a leading cause of respiratory failure after surgery. Patients who develop the lung disorder postoperatively are at higher risk of dying in the hospital, and those who survive the syndrome may still bear its physical effects  years later.  A Mayo Clinic-led study [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer

ARDS: A Potentially Deadly Complication Of Influenza (pkg)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khK7YfzSDk4 This is a story of beating the odds. It’s about a man who developed a potentially deadly complication of influenza called acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS. He ended up in a medically induced coma on a respirator in an intensive care unit – a situation from which many [...]

Created by Dana Sparks