TITLE

Recovery pathway of post-SARS patients

AUTHOR(S)
Chan, J. C. K.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;May2005, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p361
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
17105963

 

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