Synopsis: Over an 8-year period, the incidence of acute respiratory distress syndrome developing after hospital admission fell substantially with no change in the frequency of ARDS arising in the community.
Source: Li G, Malinchoc M, Cartin-Ceba R, et al. Eight-year trend of acute respiratory distress syndrome. A population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;59–66.