Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) occurs when fluid builds up in the tiny, elastic air sacs (alveoli) in your lungs. More fluid in your lungs means less oxygen can reach your bloodstream. This deprives your organs of the oxygen they need to function. ARDS typically occurs in people who are already critically ill or who have significant injuries. Severe shortness of breath , the main symptom of ARDS usually develops within a few hours to a few days after the original disease or trauma. Many people who develop ARDS don’t survive. The risk of death increases with age and severity of illness. Of the people who do survive ARDS, some recover completely while others experience lasting damage to their lungs.
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Cochin safeskills academy has great pleasure in inviting you to “RESPIRATORY SYMPOSIUM” which will be held soon at Dubai.The programme will be a full day event.This academic programme will cover some of the core topics in critical care with focus on the most recent updates. Topics will be handled by renowned faculty in critical care , pulmonary medicine and infectious diseases. Physicians, Surgeons, Anaesthesiologist and other doctors who manage ICU patients will find this programme extremely useful. (more…)