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Lungs Respond to Hospital Ventilator As If It Were An Infection


July 18, 2012

Samir Ghadiali When hospital patients need assistance breathing and are placed on a mechanical ventilator for days at a time, their lungs react to the pressure generated by the ventilator with an out-of-control immune response that can lead to excessive inflammation, new research suggests. Full Story

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