Paul Tafoya

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Pediatric Respiratory Failure – Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure – ARDS

1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Clinical ARDS is characterized by hypoxemic respiratory failure that is refractory and life-threatening. Once thought to be primarily an adult condition, it is now recognized as a syndrome in all age groups. ARDS closely resembles, but should not be confused with Infant Respiratory Distress…

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