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PIG-ICC: ARDS Part II

See Part 1 for pathophysiology Things What Known Be Worky –First and Foremost, treat the underlying condition. –ALL these patients need to be on THE BREATHY MACHINES: vents. Anything else will kill them. This is by definition a ventilator disease.

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PIG-PP: ARDS Part I

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome = non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema —Syndrome — one disease, many causes; –Secondary disease! It’s always ARDS secondary to another diagnosis. It’s a complication, not a primary illness, but the treatment of ARDS is actually separate from the

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