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Respiratory Distress Syndrome Directory

There are two types of respiratory distress syndrome. One type is ARDS, or acute respiratory distress syndrome. This condition is a dangerous and fast-developing one in which a lung is injured to the point of failure. Infant respiratory distress syndrome is a condition in which the lung disorder causes breathing problems and collapsed lungs in a newborn. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how both types of respiratory distress syndrome are caused, how to treat them, and much more.

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