Tag Archives: acute respiratory distress syndrome

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

June 19, 2012
Posted in Pulmonary and Respiratory

Samuel E. Greenberg, M.D. When a patient suffers from a severe infection, blunt chest trauma of significant magnitude, or inhalation of toxic smoke or fluid, it is incumbent for the treating physician to suspect ARDS. This Syndrome or constellation of symptoms and signs results in death in greater than 50% of those who develop it. Read more