NOTICE: This condition is a medical emergency. Call 911 for immediate care.

20 Treatments for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Overview

Many family members of people with ARDS are under extreme stress. Often they can relieve this stress by joining support groups where members share common experiences and problems.[read article]

Tests for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

1.
An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
2.
Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Test
3.
A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
4.
Whether you're going to see your doctor for a routine checkup or are admitted to the hospital, your doctor needs information about how your body is functioning...  More
5.
A computed tomography (CT) scan of your chest is a fast and noninvasive imaging test that takes multiple cross-section images of your heart, lungs, and chest wall. ...  More
6.
A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and i...  More
7.
When you develop a respiratory tract infection or experience a lung-related disorder, a thick, mucus-like substance known as sputum is produced in the lungs. This s...  More
8.
An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
Top

Medical Procedures for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

1.
Mechanical Ventilation
2.
Positive-Pressure Respiration
3.
Treatment of Underlying Disorders
4.
Oxygen therapy provides supplemental oxygen to people with breathing disorders.  More
5.
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) helps support the heart and/or lungs. It is most often used for critically ill infants with heart or lung disorders. Chil...  More
Top

Self Care for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

1.
Nutritional Support
Top

Herbs and Supplements for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome What's this?

1.
Borage ( Borago officinalis ) is an herb native to Syria that has spread throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean. Borage flowers and leaves may be eaten and bo...  More
Efficacy Grade B
2.
Borage ( Borago officinalis ) is an herb native to Syria that has spread throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean. Borage flowers and leaves may be eaten and bo...  More
Efficacy Grade B
3.
Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) is a dietary omega-6 fatty acid found in many plant oil extracts. Commercial products are typically made from seed extracts from evening ...  More
Efficacy Grade C
4.
The main function of L-carnitine is to transfer long-chain fatty acids in the form of their acyl-carnitine esters across the inner mitochondrial membrane before bet...  More
Efficacy Grade C
5.
The main function of L-carnitine is to transfer long-chain fatty acids in the form of their acyl-carnitine esters across the inner mitochondrial membrane before bet...  More
Efficacy Grade C
6.
acetylcysteine inhalation
Top
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement