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Nursing diagnosis for ards?

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Dr. Sireesha Vemuri
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Acute respiratory : ARDS stands for acute respiratory distress syndrome.
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Dr. Loren Nelson
46 years experience
Respiratory failure: ARDS is the acute respiratory distress syndrome - or sudden onset of low blood oxygen levels and difficulty breathing usually due to injury or severe infection. ARDS is a severe, life-threatening condition that requires specialized treatment in an intensive care unit - usually with a mechanical ventilator to provide oxygen and support breathing.
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