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  • Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure (AHRF, ARDS)
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    This photo shows diffuse bilateral opacities characteristic of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

    By permission of the publisher. From Herdegen J, Bone R. In Atlas of Infectious Diseases: Pleuropulmonary and Bronchial Infections. Edited by G Mandell (series editor) and MS Simberkoff. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 1996.