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UF recognizes Kristy Radeker and the Department’s Superior Accomplishments in Research

The Department of Emergency Medicine is honored to announce that Kristy L. Radeker, Senior Grants Specialist, was one of 13 College of Medicine employees to win a 2015 University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award! The Superior Accomplishment Award Program recognizes staff members who contribute outstanding and meritorious service, efficiency and/or…

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome by Drs. Elie and Carden

The acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a complex disorder associated with rapidly progressive lung inflammation, non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema, hypoxemic respiratory failure and one or more well-defined risk factors including sepsis and severe trauma. Since its original description in 1967, experimental and clinical evidence has provided considerable insight into the…