Respiratory Stimulants

Many Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Cases are Going Underrecognized

The period prevalence of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is 10.4% in intensive care unit (ICU) admissions, according to a study published online February 22 in the Journal of the American Medical Association to coincide with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 45th Critical Care Congress.

Study Examines Low Rate of CPAP Usage Among Sleep Apnea Patients

For patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea under a copayment health care system, obstacles other than finances are primarily responsible for reduced purchase of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices, according to a study published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.