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ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROMEPathophysiology(Medicallanguage)Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome is a condition of severe acute inflammation and pulmonary edema without evidence of fluidoverload or impaired cardiac function.How youexplain this to apatientAcute respiratory distress syndrome is a type of respiratory (lung) failure resulting from many different disorders that cause fluid toaccumulate in the lungs and oxygen levels in the blood to be too low.Risk factors-Aspiration of food into lungs-Chest injury-Inhalation of large amounts of smoke-Pneumonia-Strokes-Transfusions of more than about 15 units of blood in a short period of time
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Respiratory distress, Acute respiratory distress syndrome, condition of severe acute inflammation

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