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BOOK REVIEW
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 370

Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: A clinical guide


Pediatric ICU, The Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Date of Submission15-Aug-2020
Date of Acceptance26-Aug-2020
Date of Web Publication11-Nov-2020

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Muhammad Shahzad
The Indus Hospital, Karachi
Pakistan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JPCC.JPCC_133_20

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Shahzad M. Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: A clinical guide. J Pediatr Crit Care 2020;7:370

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Shahzad M. Pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: A clinical guide. J Pediatr Crit Care [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Nov 30];7:370. Available from: http://www.jpcc.org.in/text.asp?2020/7/6/370/300579





Authors: Steven L. Sheia and Alexandre T. Rotta

Publisher: Springer International Publishing-2020

Edition: 1st

Price: $148.68

Pages: 231 pages

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Springer Nature Switzerland AG

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-21840-9

ISBN-10: 3030218392

ISBN-13: 978-3030218393

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a multifactorial problem in the pediatric population. It has been characterized by progression to respiratory failure with hypoxemia, diffuse infiltrates on chest radiographs, decreased lung compliance, requiring the application of positive end-expiratory pressure to improve oxygenation. A lot of literature has been published in the explanation of ARDS to make it simpler and more understandable for improving the survival of patients since 1967 to PALICC Conference in 2015 and its still going on. This Book is also a favorable addition in this regard. It has 17 chapters, starting from the historical background of the ARDS. Book has separate chapters on all aspects of ARDS, mentioning the definition, epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors and UpToDate all possible ventilatory and nonventilatory treatment options. It has also discussed the controversial treatment options of ARDS. This Book is very useful, especially for intensivists. It is in easily language and fluently readable. A must-read book.

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