The ARDS Support Center has received an article that was printed in the New England Journal of Medicine.  It is titled "Medical Progress:  The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome which was written by Dr. Matthay and his colleague Dr. Lorraine Ware. Dr. Matthay sent us the article.  He is the ARDS Investigator at Moffitt Hospital which is affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco.  This center is part of the ARDSNetwork.  After reviewing the article, we find it to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date article we have seen and encourage all those who have a loved one in ARDS crisis to obtain a copy and discuss the article with the attending physicians.

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Permission is granted for limited, non-exclusive use of the article, The Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome by Lorraine B. Ware, M.D. and Michael A. Matthay, M.D. published May 4, 2000 in the New England Journal of Medicine Vol. 342, No. 18.
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