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Epidemiology, patterns of care, and mortality for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome in intensive care units in 50 countries.

Bellani G, Laffey JG, Pham T, et al. JAMA. 2016;315:788-800.

This prospective observational study found that acute respiratory distress syndrome remains under-recognized and under-treated in intensive care units. This finding suggests that interventions are needed to promptly identify and treat this time-sensitive condition.