Category Archives: Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Canadian Neighbor Pharmacy: Causes and Timing of Death in Patients With ARDS

When ARDS was originally described by Ash baugh et al in 1967 in a series of 12 patients, case fatality approached 60% and remained at approximately that level through the early 1980s. Reported death rates have varied widely, but a study at our institution by Milberg et al in 1993 found that ARDS case fatality had declined to 36%. Similarly, at another institution, Abel et … Continue reading