Article Abstract

A focused issue on pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome

Authors: Jan Hau Lee, Martin Kneyber, Ira M. Cheifetz

Abstract

This special issue of Annals of Translational Medicine presents a collection of review articles on pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome (PARDS). Despite a trend toward improved outcomes over the past decade or so, PARDS still leads to significant morbidities and mortality (1-3).