Recovery pathway of post-SARS patients

Chan, J. C. K.
May 2005
Thorax;May2005, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p361
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the recovery pathway of patients who have recovered from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) have arrived in a timely fashion for two reasons. The more severe form of SARS does resemble adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), with both being a process of acute lung injury extensively involving the lungs, causing severe gas exchange impairment and requiring intensive care and ventilatory support. The recovery potential of the lungs in SARS patients may closely follow the recovery potential of ARDS patients.


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