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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (cont.)

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Because ARDS can be fatal, family members of people with ARDS are under extreme stress. It is important that family and friends of the person remain positive. They can seek support from ARDS survivors, family, and friends.

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome »

Since World War I, it has been recognized that some patients with nonthoracic injuries, severe pancreatitis, massive transfusion, sepsis, and other conditions may develop respiratory distress, diffuse lung infiltrates, and respiratory failure sometimes after a delay of hours to days.

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