Nevenka Zdravko Bećir, Nena Milacic, Zlata Kovijanic, Milan Bogojevic, Bojan Milacic


ARDS is a life-threatening condition that requires monitoring  in intensive care units. There is no specific treatment. We present a 49 year-old female patient with ARDS and its complications, ventilation assisted pneumonia (VAP) andbilateral pneumothorax.Good knowledge of the process can help to choose the appropriate treatment and to prevent or to recognize possible complications. Adequate oxygen therapy takes important place in treatment of these patients.



ARDS, intensive care unit, ventilation assisted pneumonia, bilateral pneumothorax, oxygen therapy

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