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Descriptor English:   Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Dificultad Respiratoria del Adulto 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome do Desconforto Respiratório do Adulto 
Synonyms English:   ARDS, Human
ARDSs, Human
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Human ARDS
Lung, Shock
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Acute
Shock Lung  
Tree Number:   C08.381.840
Definition English:   A syndrome characterized by progressive life-threatening RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY in the absence of known LUNG DISEASES, usually following a systemic insult such as surgery or major TRAUMA. 
Indexing Annotation English:   RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN is also available; do not confuse with SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME
See Related English:   Acute Chest Syndrome
History Note English:   77 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   12549 
Unique Identifier:   D012128 

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