Key messages

• All conventional methods of maintaining adequate gas exchange in acute respiratory distress syndrome are potentially harmful to the residual healthy lung.

• The rationale for extracorporeal respiratory support is based on the assumption that lung rest provides a better environment for healing.

• Extracorporeal respiratory support should still be considered as an experimental technique which should be concentrated in a few referral centers with sufficient motivation, technical skills, and staff to test new technical solutions safely.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Have You Been Told Over And Over Again That You Snore A Lot, But You Choose To Ignore It? Have you been experiencing lack of sleep at night and find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning to find yourself gasping for air?

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