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Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Definition of the noun adult respiratory distress syndrome

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noun

  1. acute lung injury characterized by coughing and rales; inflammation of the lungs which become stiff and fibrous and cannot exchange oxygen; occurs among persons exposed to irritants such as corrosive chemical vapors or ammonia or chlorine etc.

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Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

Clinical medicine Adult respiratory distress syndrome, see there Neonatology Respiratory disease syndrome of newborn, see there. respiratory.

Google previewDictionary of Abbreviations in Medical Sciences (2012)

With a list of the most important medical and scientific journals and their traditional abbreviations by Rolf Heister

(also for: adult respiratory distress syndrome) ARE (pharm) amount (of substance) to be excreted ARES antireticuloendothelial serum (= ACS , RAS, ...

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Denise Tiran

adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) See respiratory distress syndrome.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

Adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is defined by an inhomogeneous distribution of ventilation and perfu- sion followed by low oxygenation [ oxygenation index (PaO2/FiO2) <200 mmHg] without cardiac dysfunction ( pulmonary capillary ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

Appendix 6 APTT activated partial thromboplastin time ARC AIDS-related complex ARDS acute/adult respiratory distress syndrome ARF 1. acute renal failure 2. acute respiratory failure ARM artificial rupture of membranes AROM active range ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

adult respiratory distress syndrome ARE active-resistive exercises; AIDS- related encephalitis; antioxidant response element AREDS Age-Related Eye Disease Study AREDYLD acrorenal field defect, ectodermal dysplasia, lipoatrophic ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

adult respiratory distress syndrome aerenchymous tissue as carbon or polymers. Generally, the preferred method of doing this is to circulate the fermenting broth through the adsorbent substrate, because the fermentation products are often ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

adrenogenital syndrome adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) adrenogenital syndrome. See adrenal virilism. adrenoleucodystrophy (ALD), a rare hereditary childhood metabolic disease that is transmitted as a recessive sex -linked trait ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2014)

by Market House Books

See also adult respiratory distress syndrome. respiratory quotient ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

ARDS Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. For further details see under: ARD ( Acute Respiratory Disease). ARDSNET Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network. ARE Acoustic Radiation Element. ARE Advanced Real-Time Executive.

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