Mechanical Ventilation in the Emergency Department: A Call to Action in a Resource-constrained Era


  • The authors have no relevant financial information or potential conflicts of interest to disclose.
  • Fuller et al. conducted their study before new consensus definitions of mild, moderate, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (ARDS) replaced the terms ALI and ARDS for pO2/FiO2 ratios 200–300, 100–200, and <100, respectively. This editorial maintains the authors’ use of the prior terminology.
  • A related article appears on page 659.

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