Acute respiratory distress syndrome

What is Acute respiratory distress syndrome?

Acute respiratory distress syndrome" ("ARDS"), previously known as "respiratory distress syndrome" ("RDS"), "adult respiratory distress syndrome", or "shock lung", is a severe, life-threatening medical condition characterized by widespread inflammation in the lungs. Although it can be triggered by a primary respiratory infection, such as pneumonia, it is more often a sequelae of sepsis or significant trauma

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My mother 56 years of age was suffering from fever and breathless XXXXXXX yesterday she was diagnosed with H1N1 .enclosing her test...

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Yes, she should be treated in ICU only.

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Extensive inhomogeneous opacification noted at both lung fields, sparing some upper zones indicating bilateral consolidation

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Possibility of bilateral extensive pneumonia is more likely.

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Dear Doctor, I do not have tuberculosis, but I would like to learn more about it. Could you please answer the following questions for me? (1)...

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Mortality in tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis is the infection caused by bacteria(Mycobacterium tuberculosis...

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