Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome – ARDS: Clinical Cheat Sheet

ARDS is an acute diffuse inflammatory lung injury that has one of the highest mortality rates. One of the major complications of COVID19 infection is ARDS therefore understanding its management is of utmost importance. This clinical cheat sheet for ARDS summarizes the major points in diagnosing and managing this disease. Sources: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra1608077 https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(16)35546-5/pdf https://radiopaedia.org/articles/acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome-1?lang=us http://www.ardsnet.org/files/ventilator_protocol_2008-07.pdf […]