June 19, 2024

Intensive Care Bites

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To date, no specific pharmacotherapy has proven effective against acute respiratory distress syndrome ARDS. Results on the research domain have been ineffective in human trials, a gap attributed in part to clinical and biological heterogeneity in human ARDS. Therefore, a precision medicine approach is intended to address explicitly how such underlying heterogeneity influences response to therapy among different patients with the same diagnosis. “You can find treatment for the disease but not for syndromes and ICU is a syndrome-forward approach to patient care”, says Dr Pratik Sinha who is working on ARDS phenotyping.

Listen to his interview and learn more about ARDS from disease understanding to future bedside perspectives.

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