What is the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?

What is the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)?

Dr. Anil Gurnani, Group Director, Intensive Care & Anesthesiology, Kailash Group of Hospitals, will discuss the management of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in this video. In mild ARDS, if the patient is hemodynamically stable and conscious, then non invasive ventilation can be tried. He will further explain that if the patient is hemodynamically unstable and is drowsy and PaO2:FiO2 ration is less than 150, then do not wait for non invasive ventilation to continue. Immediately start early invasive ventilation. He will further explain the invasive ventilation management is ARDS patients.

Dr. Anil Gurnani

DA, DNB, FCCS (USA), FICCM, Graduate & Post Graduate from Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi, Diplomat National Board in Anaesthesiology. Fellow, Indian College of Critical Care Medicine. Chairperson, Infection Control Committee and Drugs & Therapeutic Committee and Incharge CME Activities of the Hospital. Certified training in Advance Nutrition Course in Critically ill patients (Bangkok). Certified Trainee in Poisons Control in SEARO (South East Asian Regional Organisation, WHO). Certified ALS from European Resuscitation Council, Brussels. Visiting Consultant to the ICU of Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney & The Canberra Hospital, Australia. Certified Fundamental Critical Care Support Course (FCCS), from SCCM (Hawai ,USA). Recognized Teacher (ISCCM) for Post Doctorate courses in Critical Care. Certified NABH Assessor.

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