Loading...
*  Acute respiratory distress syndrome
... "adult respiratory distress syndrome" has at times been used to differentiate ARDS from "infant respiratory distress syndrome" ... to families/victims of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS AND THE ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME. ... "The role of chronic alcohol abuse in the development of acute respiratory distress syndrome in adults". JAMA. 275 (1): 50-4. ... "Extracorporeal life support for severe acute respiratory distress syndrome in adults". Annals of Surgery. 240 (4): 595-605; ...
*  Babesiosis
... including adult respiratory distress syndrome. Severe cases occur mostly in people who have had a splenectomy. Severe cases are ... 2015). "Neutropenia in congenital and adult babesiosis". Am J Clin Pathol. 144 (1): 94-96. Shaw, Susan E.; Day, Michael J. (11 ... Half of all children and a quarter of previously healthy adults are asymptomatic with Babesia infection. When people do develop ...
*  Lyme disease
"Fatal adult respiratory distress syndrome in a patient with Lyme disease". J. Am. Med. Assoc. 259 (18): 2737-39. doi:10.1001/ ... Garin-Bujadoux syndrome, Bannwarth syndrome, Afzelius' disease, Montauk Knee or sheep tick fever. Since 1976 the disease is ... The full syndrome now known as Lyme disease was not recognized until a cluster of cases originally thought to be juvenile ... Although deer are the preferred hosts of the adult stage of deer ticks, and tick populations are much lower in the absence of ...
*  Inverse ratio ventilation
Shanholtz C, Brower R (1994). "Should inverse ratio ventilation be used in adult respiratory distress syndrome?". Am J Respir ... inverse ratio ventilation that avoids air trapping in the adult respiratory distress syndrome". Crit Care Med. 23 (2): 279-85. ... "Improved oxygenation and lower peak airway pressure in severe adult respiratory distress syndrome. Treatment with inverse ratio ... In a multicenter, randomized trial that compared PC-IRV to VC-IRV in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, the ...
*  Hysteroscopy
Coagulation abnormalities and adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have been reported. Glycine metabolizes into ammonia ... Yu D, Wong YM, Cheong Y, Xia E, Li TC (2008). "Asherman syndrome--one century later". Fertil. Steril. 89 (4): 759-79. doi: ... Hysteroscopy is useful in a number of uterine conditions: Asherman's syndrome (i.e. intrauterine adhesions). Hysteroscopic ... thereby avoiding or reducing iatrogenic trauma to delicate reproductive tissue which may result in Asherman's syndrome. ...
*  15-Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid
Leeper KV (1993). "Diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary infections in adult respiratory distress syndrome". New Horizons ( ... Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology. 205: 84-91. doi:10.1016/j.resp.2014.10.015. PMID 25447678. Pandey, V; Sultan, M; ...
*  Biological aspects of fluorine
"Partial Liquid Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome". American Journal of Respiratory and ... For sodium fluoride, the lethal dose for adults is 5-10 g, which is equivalent to 32-64 mg of elemental fluoride per kilogram ... "Quantitative structure-activity relationships of perfluorinated hetro-hydrocarbons as potential respiratory media. Application ...
*  High-frequency ventilation
"High-frequency oscillatory ventilation for adult respiratory distress syndrome--a pilot study". Critical care medicine. 25 (6 ... "Systematic review of determinants of mortality in high frequency oscillatory ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome ... "High-frequency percussive ventilation improves oxygenation in trauma patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: a ... High-Frequency Ventilator is also indicated for use in ventilating critically ill infants with respiratory distress syndrome ( ...
*  Transfusion-related acute lung injury
It is often impossible to distinguish TRALI from adult respiratory distress syndrome. The typical presentation of TRALI is the ... Occasionally more severe lung injury occurs as a result of this phenomenon and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) ... is an uncommon syndrome that is due to the presence of leukocyte antibodies in transfused plasma. TRALI is believed to occur in ...
*  Urban heat island
Other complications of heat stroke include respiratory distress syndrome in adults and disseminated intravascular coagulation. ...
*  Michael Williams (geographer)
Professor emeritus from 2002, Williams died of adult respiratory distress syndrome on 26 October 2009. Williams's books ...
*  Potassium permanganate (medical use)
Concentrated solutions when drunk have resulted in adult respiratory distress syndrome or swelling of the airway. Recommended ... It can be used in children and adults. It can be applied as a soaked dressing or a bath. Petroleum jelly may be used on the ...
*  Airway pressure release ventilation
... release ventilation increases cardiac performance in patients with acute lung injury/adult respiratory distress syndrome". Crit ... Adrian A. Maung & Lewis J. Kaplan (July 2011). "Airway pressure release ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome". ... release ventilation increases cardiac performance in patients with acute lung injury/adult respiratory distress syndrome" ... acute respiratory distress syndrome and atelectasis after major surgery This is a type of inverse ratio ventilation. The ...
*  Post-intensive care syndrome
"The adult respiratory distress syndrome cognitive outcomes study: long-term neuropsychological function in survivors of acute ... acute respiratory distress syndrome, respiratory failure, trauma, hypoglycemia, and hypoxemia. Like ICU-acquired weakness, long ... In people who experience acute respiratory distress syndrome and are treated with mechanical ventilation, lung function is ... and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). It is currently believed that many factors can play a role in causing cognitive ...
*  Liquid breathing
The first medical use of liquid breathing was treatment of premature babies and adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome ... 1996). "Initial experience with partial liquid ventilation in adult patients With the acute respiratory distress syndrome". ... meconium aspiration syndrome, congenital diaphragmatic hernia and respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) of neonates. In order to ... Clinical applications of PLV have been reported in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), ...
*  Hypoxemia
Shunting may also occur in disease states: Acute lung injury and adult respiratory distress syndrome, which may cause alveolar ... In an acute context, hypoxemia can cause symptoms such as those in respiratory distress. These include breathlessness, an ... Diseases that result in acute or chronic respiratory distress can result in hypoxia. These diseases can be acute in onset (such ... A decreased respiratory drive can also be the result of metabolic alkalosis, a state of decreased carbon dioxide in the blood ...
*  Cetirizine
... levels of interleukin-8 in the blood and alveolar spaces of patients with pneumonia and adult respiratory distress syndrome". ... Interleukin 6 and interleukin 8 have been shown to be elevated in acute respiratory distress syndrome. One recent study of ... The elimination half-life of cetirizine ranges from 6.5 to 10 hours in healthy adults, with a mean across studies of ...
*  Intensive care unit
Common conditions that are treated within ICUs include acute (or adult) respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), trauma, multiple ... respiratory therapists, and radiological staff. Post-anesthesia care unit (PACU): Also known as the post-operative recovery ... 1,328 per bed per day for an adult intensive care unit Some hospitals have installed teleconferencing systems that allow ...
*  Modes of mechanical ventilation
Allardet-Servent J (2011). "High-frequency oscillatory ventilation in adult patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: ... Adrian A. Maung & Lewis J. Kaplan (July 2011). "Airway pressure release ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome". ... A simple mathematical model describing this fact is known as the equation of motion for the passive respiratory system: ... Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is a non-invasive positive pressure mode of respiratory support. CPAP is a pressure ...
*  Martin A. Samuels
A 43 year old woman admitted to the hospital because of a question of adult respiratory distress syndrome (Rocky Mountain ... A 61 year old man with headache and multiple infarcts (Trousseau Syndrome). New England Journal of Medicine. 2002; 347(15): ...
*  Respiratory distress syndrome
There are two forms of respiratory distress syndrome: ARDS, which is acute (or adult) respiratory distress syndrome Infant ... respiratory distress can mean: Shortness of breath Respiratory failure. ... respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), which is a complication of premature birth, also known as hyaline membrane disease (HMD) ...
*  Superoxide dismutase
... a potential mechanism underlying adult respiratory distress syndrome". The American Journal of Pathology. 173 (4): 915-26. doi: ... Diminished SOD3 activity has been linked to lung diseases such as Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) or Chronic ... Overexpression of SOD1 has been linked to the neural disorders seen in Down syndrome. In patients with thalassemia, SOD will ... SOD2 knockout or null mutations cause growth inhibition on respiratory carbon sources in addition to decreased post-diauxic ...
*  Surfactant therapy
... is not used to treat adults with adult respiratory distress syndrome because the evidence regarding its ... Respiratory care Nursing Neonatology Meconium aspiration syndrome Tarawneh A, Kaczmarek J, Bottino MN, Sant'anna GM. Severe ... of neonatal mortality after multiple doses of bovine surfactant in low birth weight neonates with respiratory distress syndrome ...
*  Istanbul Protocol
... the cause of death was determined to be Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), a result of the use of torture. Upon ...
*  Bag valve mask
... adult respiratory distress syndrome and "pulmonary injuries similar to that seen in victims of chlorine gas exposure". Apart ... and over-stretching can lead to adult respiratory distress syndrome - a condition that requires prolonged mechanical ventilator ... respiratory failure) or has ceased completely (respiratory arrest). Use of the manual resuscitator force-feeds air or oxygen ... the bag once every 5 to 6 seconds for an adult or once every 3 seconds for an infant or child provides an adequate respiratory ...
*  Cushing's syndrome
Other striking and distressing skin changes that may appear in Cushing's syndrome include facial acne, susceptibility to ... "Iatrogenic Cushing's syndrome with inhaled steroid plus antidepressant drugs". Multidisciplinary respiratory medicine. 7 (1): ... In February 2012, the FDA approved mifepristone to control high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) in adult patients who are ... When Cushing's syndrome is due to extra ACTH it is known as ectopic Cushing syndrome. This may be seen in a paraneoplastic ...