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Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Adult respiratory distress syndrome: Introduction

ARDS is a serious condition with respiratory failure that usually requires hospitalization and intensive care. It can be brought on by various problems with the lungs or numerous other medical conditions. Patients that survive will usually recover without suffer permanent lung damage or disability, though both are possible complications. ...more »

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Adult respiratory distress syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See misdiagnosis of...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »

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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as ...read more »

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Prognosis for Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Prognosis for Adult respiratory distress syndrome: Variable. 50% survival rate.

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Definitions of Adult respiratory distress syndrome:

NIH: Respiratory distress of any etiology, excluding neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc. - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Adult respiratory distress syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Adult respiratory distress syndrome, or a subtype of Adult respiratory distress syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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