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What are treatments for acute respiratory distress syndrome?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many...

In acute respiratory distress syndrome, you need to treat the underlying cause.
There are many, many syndromes that can result in ards. It is a serious condition usually treated in ICU settings.

In brief: Many...

In acute respiratory distress syndrome, you need to treat the underlying cause.
There are many, many syndromes that can result in ards. It is a serious condition usually treated in ICU settings.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Vent support

Treatment is a complex and includes rx of underlying cause, such as treating infections present, etc.
Support often with a mechanical ventilator in a way so the ventilator itself does not injure the lung but adequate oxygen is delivered( lung protective ventilation) removal of excess fluid with diuretic medicine sometimes. These patients are very ill and may need other forms of ICU care.

In brief: Vent support

Treatment is a complex and includes rx of underlying cause, such as treating infections present, etc.
Support often with a mechanical ventilator in a way so the ventilator itself does not injure the lung but adequate oxygen is delivered( lung protective ventilation) removal of excess fluid with diuretic medicine sometimes. These patients are very ill and may need other forms of ICU care.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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