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/