WHAT IS RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME(RDS)?
Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) is a common, highly fatal complication that follows a variety of illnesses, traumas and surgeries. Many medical experts now consider RDS to be one of the largest life-taking syndromes in the world. RDS is found in every hospital, trauma unit, emergency room and neo-natal unit throughout the world. Some estimates have as many as 5,000,000 people affected by RDS worldwide. The syndrome has an 85% mortality rate.
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