Risk Factors of Jia et al for ARDS Occurring in a Patient Receiving Mechanical Ventilation for More Than 48 Hours


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Jia et al identified risk factors for a patient developing the adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) after receiving mechanical ventilation for > 48 hours. These factors can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from MIT, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

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