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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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Low mortality associated with low volume pressure limited ventilation with permissive hypercapnia in severe adult respiratory distress syndrome. Intensive Care Med 1990; 16: 372-7.
NHS Ayrshire and Arran recommended that she received a highlyspecialised procedure known as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (Ecmo) for her symptoms of adult respiratory distress syndrome. The Ecmo treatment involves circulating the ill person's blood outside the body and adding oxygen to it artificially.
Ms Pentleton suffered a rare and severe reaction to the swine flu virus and is being treated for adult respiratory distress syndrome at Karolinska University Hospital where her condition is "stable but still critical".
At an inquest into his death yesterday, Worcester Coroner Geraint Williams recorded a verdict of natural causes, citing pneumonia and adult respiratory distress syndrome as the direct cause of death.
ARDS = adult respiratory distress syndrome; BAL = bronchoalveolar lavage; LE = Lupus Erythematosus.
He includes airway diseases, pulmonary infectious diseases, diffuse parenchymal lung disease, adult respiratory distress syndrome, acute lung injury, pleural disease, neuromuscular and ventilator control conditions, and pulmonary vascular disease.
An infectious disease is generally suspected if the case-patient has [greater than or equal to] 1 of the characteristics such as fever, leukocytosis, histopathologic evidence of an acute infectious process or more specific symptom patterns, or infection precipitating adult respiratory distress syndrome, renal failure, or sepsis.
In 1994, after being felled by adult respiratory distress syndrome, Huneck awoke from months in a coma, during which he says he communed with his Blackfoot Indian ancestors.
The cause of death was ARDS (Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome).
DALLAS -- The incidence of pulmonary complications after major abdominal surgery climbed nationally by 21% overall between 1989 and 2004, with the biggest increases occurring in respiratory failure and adult respiratory distress syndrome, Dr.
Compounding the dilemma is the fact that many signs and symptoms associated with AFE are also clinical syndromes that can occur in its absence, such as anaphylactic shock, left ventricular failure, sepsis, adult respiratory distress syndrome, and diffuse intravascular coagulation.
The court heard Mr Siddique had died from multi-organ failure as a result of severe adult respiratory distress syndrome and scepsis.

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