The Basics of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Episode 137
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Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is the most severe form of lung injury and happens to be prevalent as of late due to Covid-19. In this podcast episode we’ll talk about the pathophysiology of ARDS and then dive into the key need-to-know information using the Straight A Nursing LATTE method.
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Links mentioned in episode:
Chest X-ray showing ARDS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acute_respiratory_distress_syndrome#/media/File:ARDSSevere.png
End-tidal CO2: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/capnography-etco2/
Brief tutorial on the P/F ratio: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/whats-a-pf-ratio-and-why-should-you-care/)
What is ECMO? https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/ecmo/)
Prone positioning: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/prone-positioning/
Ventilator weaning: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/ventilator-weaning/
For show notes and references, please visit the Straight A Nursing website: https://www.straightanursingstudent.com/acute-respiratory-distress-syndrome/____________________________________________________________ The information, including but not limited to, audio, video, text, and graphics contained on this website are for educational purposes only. No content on this website is intended to guide nursing practice and does not supersede any individual healthcare provider’s scope of practice or any nursing school curriculum. Additionally, no content on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.