- JAMA: No Benefit Seen for Prone Positioning in ARDS. // AARC Times;Feb2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p87
The article reports on the result of a study conducted by Italian researchers concerning the benefit to positioning in acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
- Will SARS Be the Last Straw for Travel? Walker, Lauren // Corporate Meetings & Incentives;May2003, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p12
Investigates the impact of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) epidemic on the travel industry. Travel advisory warning against nonessential trips to China and other SARS-infected areas; Decision of travel businesses to pull out of the region in droves; Cancellation charges or charging...
- Pulmonary sarcoidosis and the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Sabbagh, F.; Gibbs, C.; Efferen, L. S. // Thorax;Jul2002, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p655
The article presents a case of a 50 year old man presented with a 3 week history of progressive exertional dyspnoea, poor appetite, and a cough productive of whitish sputum. He denied fever, night sweats, or haemoptysis. He had a history of 20 pack years of cigarette smoking and type 2 diabetes...
- Survival after Acute Respiratory Failure. Asmundsson, Tryggvi; Kilburn, Kaye H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jan74, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p54
Examines patients with acute respiratory failure caused by chronic respiratory disease. Mortality rate of acute respiratory failure; Survival of patients with acute respiratory failure; Analysis of survivors by diagnostic category and age by decades.
- Are Inhaled Vasodilators Useful in Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome? Siobal, Mark S.; Hess, Dean R. // Respiratory Care;Feb2010, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p144
In patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), inhaled vasodilator can result in important physiologic benefits (eg, improved hypoxemia, lower pulmonary arterial pressure, and improved right-ventricular function and cardiac output) without systemic hemodynamic effects. Inhaled...
- So Far U.S. Banks Report No SARS-Related Fallout. Mandaro, Laura // American Banker;5/16/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 94, p2
The article reports on the impact of the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on the financial services industry in the United States. Owner of Santa Clara, California-based Central Group Saul Yeung had planned to start exporting computer hardware to China but SARS has curtailed...
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. // Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 2nd edition;2002, p43
Presents an encyclopedia entry for acute respiratory distress syndrome. Symptoms; Causes; Primary nursing diagnosis; Discharge and home healthcare guidelines.
- Use of Hypothermia to Allow Low-Tidal-Volume Ventilation in a Patient With ARDS. Duan, Melissa; Berra, Lorenzo; Kumar, Asheesh; Wilcox, Susan; Safford, Steve; Goulet, Robert; Lander, Michelle; Schmidt, Ulrich // Respiratory Care;Dec2011, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p1956
Low-tidal-volume ventilation reduces mortality in patients with ARDS, but there are often challenges in implementing lung-protective ventilation, such as acidosis from hypercapnia. In a patient with severe ARDS we achieved adequate ventilation with a very low tidal volume (4 mL/kg ideal body...
- Diagnosis and surgical management of diaphragmatic agenesis in an adult: Report of a case. // Surgery Today;Apr2010, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p357
Unilateral diaphragmatic agenesis is a rare finding inadult patients. We herein present the case of a 24-yearoldmale patient who was diagnosed and surgicallytreated for the complete absence of the left hemidiaphragm.His symptoms included acute respiratory distress, ipsilateral absence of breath...