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Ards

a district of Northern Ireland, in Co. Down. Pop.: 74 369 (2003 est.). Area: 368 sq. km (142 sq. miles)
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1-2 To conduct sensitization activities for introduction of ARDS for staff in Regions and LGAs.
ARDS is a syndrome, encompassing a complex array of signs and symptoms.
Another diagnostic tool used with ARDS is the bronchoscope.
The endogenous surfactant system of patients with ARDS is compromised in several ways: the inciting disorder may directly damage type II pneumocytes and decrease the synthesis, secretion, and composition of surfactant or produce abnormal surfactant aggregate forms; plasma proteins in the pulmonary edema fluid may inhibit surfactant properties; and the products of inflammation, such as proteases and reactive oxygen species, may interfere with surfactant function, as well as processing of the substance in the alveolus.
This study is the only one to demonstrate a decrease in the incidence of ARDS in severely injured trauma patients as well as a significant decrease in mortality in septic patients," commented Michael Metzler, M.
Once the lungs fill with fluid, breathing becomes difficult and sufficient oxygen can no longer get into the blood, causing death in approximately 50 percent to 60 percent of ARDS patients.
ARDS is a condition stemming from a variety of insults, including trauma, burns, sepsis, aspiration, and hyperoxia.
are afflicted with ARDS and a significant number of sepsis, trauma and burn patients die from the syndrome.
MATCH ON TUESDAY PHOTOGRAPHER BILL SMYTH CAPTURES THE ACTION FROM ARDS YOUTH U17 v LOUGHGALL U17 AND NORTH BELFAST U16 v SEAGOE YOUTH U16
Investigators from the Webb-Waring Institute of the University of Colorado, one of the country's leading ARDS research and teaching centers, presented findings from their ARDS experiments with TLC C-53, and researchers from the University of Texas Medical School, a prestigious heart research center, reported results from experiments with the drug in models of heart attacks.
In addition, he pointed out that findings suggest that treating ARDS patients with Surfaxin-TM via the lavage technique has the potential to significantly reduce mortality and the number of days that patients would otherwise remain on mechanical ventilation.
ARDS YOUTH: Aaron Carberry, Nathan Thompson, Conor Miley, George Gray, Neil Ennis, Ryan Andrews, Aaron Taylor, Stephen Duke, Ruairi Croskery, Patrick Quinn, Josh Doherty.