ARDS

ARDS: shock/sepsis triggers rapid decline in pulmonary function: PaO2↓, O2 sat↓, SOB, tachypnea, CXR shows bilateral diffuse fluffy opacities with air bronchograms, tx with mechanical ventilation


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  • ARDS
  • aka: Adult respiratory distress syndrome, Exudative DAD,
  • shock/sepsis triggers rapid decline in pulmonary function: PaO2↓, O2 sat↓, SOB, tachypnea, CXR shows bilateral diffuse fluffy opacities with air bronchograms, tx with mechanical ventilation
  • shock/sepsis triggers hypoxia, SOB, tachypnea
  • O2 sat↓, PaO2↓, tachypnea
  • bilateral diffuse fluffy opacities with air bronchograms (CXR), exudative DAD (alveoli transudate)
  • Mechanical ventilation