Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Date of Award

2019

Document Type

Project

Course Number

6810

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan

Keywords

ARDS, Nursing, Pathophysiology, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Respiratory

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) burdens intensive care units (ICU) and their patients across the world. This presentation discusses the presentation, pathophysiology, current treatment and nursing implications for ARDS. This pathophysiological process requires exceptional interprofessional teamwork by the healthcare team. It is important for nurses to have an in-depth comprehension of this disease and its manifestations so that it can be detected and treated as quickly as possible. Further research and education are needed to improve the mortality rates of patients with ARDS.

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