acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

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00:54 Jun 15, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
Definition from National heart, lung, and blood inst. :
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a serious lung condition that causes low blood oxygen. People who develop ARDS are usually ill due to another disease or a major injury. In ARDS, fluid builds up inside the tiny air sacs of the lungs, and surfactant breaks down. Surfactant is a foamy substance that keeps the lungs fully expanded so that a person can breathe. These changes prevent the lungs from filling properly with air and moving enough oxygen into the bloodstream and throughout the body. The lung tissue may scar and become stiff.

Example sentence(s):
  • Differentiating COVID-19 Pneumonia from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE): Therapeutic Implications AHA Journals
  • A very large proportion of patients admitted to ICU for Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) fulfill acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) criteria according to Berlin definition [1,2,3]. Annals of Intensive Care
  • Another “paradigm shift” is that the argument of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is now newly broken, that COVID-19 is not ARDS, and that established ARDS therapies are inappropriate for COVID-19 patients or may cause harm. Life in the fastline
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5akuutti hengitysvaikeusoireyhtymä
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akuutti hengitysvaikeusoireyhtymä

Definition from Wikipedia:
Äkillinen hengitysvaikeusoireyhtymä tai aikuisen hengitysvaikeusoireyhtymä eli ARDS (engl. acute respiratory distress syndrome) tarkoittaa äkillisesti ilmaantuvaa keuhkovauriota, jonka seurauksena ilmenee vaikea happeutumishäiriö.

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  • Hengenahdistusta oli 55 prosentilla, lymfosytopeniaa eli veren imusolujen niukkuutta 63 prosentilla ja akuutti hengitysvaikeusoireyhtymä 29 prosentilla. - Duodecim  
Heidi Lamlih
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