Review Article
Volume 10 Issue 3 - 2021
A Challenges of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Definition
Fadhil K Zwer-Aliqaby*
Retired Consultant Intensivist, Baghdad, Iraq
*Corresponding Author: Fadhil K Zwer-Aliqaby, Retired Consultant Intensivist, Baghdad, Iraq.
Received: October 04, 2020; Published: February 16, 2021


For a long time, the ARDS had taken the name of the causative injury (insults) like, for instance, Da Nang lung, shock lung, post-traumatic lung, etc. It until 1967 when an article published in The Lancet Journal, that Ashbaugh, Bigelow, Petty, and Levine were first describing the clinical entity they called (Acute Respiratory Distress in adults). Since that time many researchers, investigators, as well as intensivists, were trying to put a definition for this complicated syndrome, which may fulfill the precise diagnosis.

Keywords: Acute Lung Injury; Acute Respiratory Syndrome; Definitions


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Citation: Fadhil K Zwer-Aliqaby. “A Challenges of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Definition”. EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 10.3 (2021): 20-37.

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