Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

Berlin definition

1.Acute onset(< 24hrs)

2. Bilateral opacities

3. No cardiac failure, PAWP<18 mmHg

4. 300 mmHg ≥PaO2/FiO2 >200 mmHg(mild),  200 mmHg ≥PaO2/FiO2 >100 mmHg(moderate),  PaO2/FiO2 ≤100 mmHg(severe), all with PEEP ≥5 cm H2O.



ARDS vs Heart failure pulmonary edema

Ventilation strategy

Published by Steve Johnson

I am a doctor who like to organise knowledges and share ideas with others. As a doctor, a lot of knowledges influx everyday and need some patient to organise and absorb. Here was my notes to share with you and hope to save your time to know it.

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