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APPS (Age, PaO2 to FIO2 Ratio, Plateau Pressure Score) of Villar et al for a Patient with Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Villar et al reported the APPS (Age, PaO2 to FIO2 ratio, plateau pressure score) in patients with the adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from multiple institutions in Spain and Boston and they are members of the Stratification and Outcome of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (STANDARDS) Network.

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