Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) complications
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Complications could include:

  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumothorax is the medical term for a collapsed lung. Pneumothorax occurs when air becomes trapped in the space around the lungs-the pleural space. This can cause the lung to collapse and put pressure on the heart. The condition ranges in severi
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. When this occurs, the body struggles to get enough oxygen. The most common cause of pulmonary edema is congestive heart failure. Heart failure is characterized by the heart n
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your kidneys are a pair of organs located toward your lower back of the body, on either side of the spine. Your kidneys' main function is to act as a filtration system for your blood and to remove toxins from your body. The kidney transfer
    Source:HLCMS
  • Most people who develop acute kidney failure are already in the hospital. Acute kidney failure is the sudden loss of your kidneys' ability to eliminate excess salts, fluids, and waste materials from the blood. When kidneys lose their filt
    Source:HLCMS
  • Nosocomial infections are infections are acquired in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
    Source:HLCMS
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