Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

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Morris Riedel Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Selected ARDS Facts

  • Also called noncardiogenic pulmonary edema

Selected Pulmonary Edema Facts

  • Acute medical emergency due to an increase in pulmonary capillary venous pressure
  • Leads to fluid in the alveoli usually due to acute left ventricular failure

Selected Pulmonology Facts

  • Pulmonology is considered a subspecialty of internal Medicine related to lungs
  • A pulmonologist is a medical doctor that has specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases of the lungs

Selected Alveoli Facts

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