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

By Augustine M.K. Choi

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

Thoroughly revised content material and ten new chapters offer pulmonologists with the most recent advancements and functions of pharmacological and mechanical treatments had to deal with the debilitating and hard situation of ARDS.

Highlights include:

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

  • complications resembling transfusion-related damage, and endothelium and vascular dysfunction

  • the long term results of ARDS

  • host safety and infection

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

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

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

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