Severe pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome due to
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Introduction
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is one of the serious complications of scrub typhus infection. It can result in severe hypoxemia refractory to mechanical ventilation. There are few options for mechanical ventilation for such situations such as high frequency oscillation ventilation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. The role of airway pressure release ventilation (APRV) mode is not clear, especially in children. In this case report, we describe a young girl who was successfully treated with APRV mode of ventilation after the failure of protective ventilation strategy......

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