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Case Reports in Critical Care
Volume 2017, Article ID 6740532, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6740532
Case Report

Effective and Safe Use of Glucocorticosteroids for Rescue of Late ARDS

1Anesthesiology, Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
2Cardiovascular Perfusion, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
3Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Nadia Lunardi; ude.ainigriv@f3ln

Received 19 December 2016; Accepted 6 February 2017; Published 26 February 2017

Academic Editor: Kurt Lenz

Copyright © 2017 Paolo Diana et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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