Sites about Adult/Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, a common medical emergency involving rapid onset and severe interstitial and alveolar oedema, followed by development of pulmonary fibrosis in a large proportion of survivors. Mortality from this condition is about 50%.

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Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome - eMedicine
Information on the background, diagnosis and treatment of this disorder.
ARDS Foundation
Charitable organization offering support to families and victims of acute respiratory distress syndrome. Includes both medical and patient support articles.
ARDS Support Center
Information and support for patients, survivors, families, friends, medical personnel and others affected by acute respiratory distress. Includes messages, pen pal circles and newsletter.
MedlinePlus: ARDS
Patient-oriented information on the management of this syndrome.
The Merck Manual: Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure
Detailed information for physicians from this online medical textbook.
NHS Choices: Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Provides information on both the neonatal and the acute conditions in which the lungs are unable to provide enough oxygen for the body. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and complications.
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