Pathophysiological Pathways of the Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

  • W. M. Zapol
  • J. Qvist
  • R. L. Trelstad
  • F. Lemaire


To achieve a better understanding of the pathogenesis of acute lung injuries which can lead to the adult respiratory distress syndrome, the intensive care physician must recognize that most hospitalized patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF) fall into two broad categories:


Right Ventricular Acute Lung Injury Pulmonary Artery Pressure Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome 
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  • W. M. Zapol
  • J. Qvist
  • R. L. Trelstad
  • F. Lemaire

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