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Management of COVID-19 Respiratory Distress

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) can originate
from either the gas or vascular side of the alveolus. Although the portal
for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is inhalational, and alveolar
infiltrates are commonly found on chest x-ray or computed
tomography (CT) scan, the respiratory
distress appears to include
an important vascular insult
that potentially mandates a
different treatment approach
than customarily applied for
ARDS. Indeed, the wide variation in mortality rates across different
intensive care units raises the possibility that the approach to ventilatory
management could be contributing to outcome. […]