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Respiratory Distress Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.840
C08.618.840
Unique ID
D012128
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012128
Annotation
RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, NEWBORN is also available; do not confuse with SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME
Scope Note
A syndrome characterized by progressive life-threatening RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY in the absence of known LUNG DISEASES, usually following a systemic insult such as surgery or major TRAUMA.
Entry Term(s)
ARDS, Human
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Pediatric Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Acute
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Pediatric
Shock Lung
NLM Classification #
WF 140
See Also
Acute Chest Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
2021; see RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, ADULT 1977-2020
History Note
2021(1977)
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/19
Revision Date
2021/05/10
Respiratory Distress Syndrome Preferred
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Acute Narrower
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Pediatric Narrower
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult Narrower
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