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Risk Factors of Panico et al for Mortality of a Pediatric Patient with Acute Lung Injury (ALI) or the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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The mortality rate of acute lung injury (ALI) and the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is high in pediatric patients. Panico et al identified risk factors for mortality in these patients which can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Sao Paulo University, Federal University of Sao Paulo and Hospital Pequeno Principe in Brazil.

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