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2012-07-19 12:06:27

When hospital patients need assistance breathing and are placed on a mechanical ventilator for days at a time, their lungs react to the pressure generated by the ventilator with an out-of-control immune response that can lead to excessive inflammation.

2012-06-11 20:14:10

Many chronic heart failure patients struggle with not just strenuous activity but even the essentials such as moderate exercise and normal breathing.

2012-05-22 02:08:52

Gordon D. Rubenfeld, M.D., of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada, and colleagues with the ARDS (acute respiratory distress syndrome) Definition Task Force, developed a new definition of ARDS (the Berlin Definition) that focused on feasibility, reliability, validity and objective evaluation of its performance.


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