New User? Sign Up Free
SCCM is performing maintenance on its websites. For the best browsing experience, please use Microsoft Edge or Safari. Those using Chrome or Firefox may experience access issues at this time.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 1;195(9):1253-1263
Mechanical Ventilation in Adult Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Citation: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 1;195(9):1253-1263
Jump to Recommendations
An Official American Thoracic Society/European Society of Intensive Care Medicine/Society of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline, this document provides evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on the use of mechanical ventilation in adult patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). The panel formulated and provided the rationale for recommendations on selected ventilatory interventions for adult patients with ARDS. Clinicians managing patients with ARDS should personalize decisions for their patients, particularly regarding the conditional recommendations in this guideline.
Guideline Type: Clinical
Read Full Guideline
A complete list of the guidelines authors and contributors is available within the published manuscript.