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acute

1. Maths
a. (of an angle) less than 90°
b. (of a triangle) having all its interior angles less than 90°
2. of a disease
a. arising suddenly and manifesting intense severity
b. of relatively short duration
3. (of a hospital, hospital bed, or ward) intended to accommodate short-term patients with acute illnesses
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acute

[ə′kyüt]
(biology)
Ending in a sharp point.
(medicine)
Referring to a disease or disorder of rapid onset, short duration, and pronounced symptoms.
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Prevalence of acute respiratory distress syndrome is quite common in ICU setting.
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What is acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?
She was transferred to intensive care with very low oxygen levels, indicating acute respiratory distress syndrome. She was ventilated and given respiratory support, as well as other medications.
The role of non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) in the management of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is controversial.

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