Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Second Edition (Lung by Augustine M.K. Choi

By Augustine M.K. Choi

The merely to be had textual content to concentration totally on Acute respiration misery Syndrome (ARDS).

Thoroughly revised content material and ten new chapters supply pulmonologists with the newest advancements and purposes of pharmacological and mechanical remedies had to deal with the debilitating and hard of ARDS.

Highlights include:

  • the definition, epidemiology, pathology, and pathogenesis of ARDS

  • complications equivalent to transfusion-related harm, and endothelium and vascular dysfunction

  • the long term results of ARDS

  • host security and infection

  • the most modern advancements in ARDS treatment: glucocorticoid treatment, surfactant treatment, mechanical air flow, and mesenchymal stem cells

  • predictive elements: gene expression profiling and biomarkers, and chemokines and cytokines

  • advances in administration options: fluid administration, non-pulmonary and non-sepsis administration, and glucose control

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