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ARDS by Mind Map: ARDS

1. already hospitalized for another condition

2. Pathophysiology

2.1. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome occurs when fluid builds up in the tiny, elastic air sacs in your lungs.

3. Signs and Symptoms

3.1. Sepsis

3.2. Trauma

3.3. Aspiration

3.4. Inhaled Gases

3.5. Drugs

3.6. High Altitude

3.7. Hypothermia

3.8. Obstetrical Complications

3.9. CNS disease

3.10. Dyspnea

3.11. Accumulation of fluid in the alveolar space

3.12. Labored and unusually rapid breathing

3.13. Confusion and extreme tiredness

4. Treatments

4.1. Supplemental Oxygen

4.1.1. May need to be intubated with 100% supplemental oxygen and positive end expiratory pressure

4.2. Cardiac Monitoring

4.3. Pulse Oximeter Monitoring

4.4. IV Access

4.5. Ventilator (protective measures)

4.5.1. sedative

4.5.1.1. Levophed

4.5.1.2. Levophed

5. Definition

5.1. Presence of pulmonary edema without the evidence of volume overload or left ventricular failure

6. Risk Factors

6.1. sepsis

6.2. Alcohol abuse

6.3. Obesity

7. Complications

7.1. Blood Clots

7.2. Collapsed Lung

7.3. Low blood pressure

7.4. Infections

7.5. Scarring (Pulmonary Fibrosis)

8. Potential Lasting Effect

8.1. Breathing Problems

8.2. Depression

8.3. Problems with memory and thinking clearly

8.4. Tiredness and muscle weakness