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ARDSARDS: Lessons Learned From the Heart: Lessons Learned From the Heart

Pablo Cardinal-Fernández, MD; Andrés Esteban, MD; B. Taylor Thompson, MD; José A. Lorente, MD
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From the Servicio de Medicina Intensiva (Drs Cardinal-Fernández, Esteban, and Lorente) Hospital Universitario de Getafe; CIBER de Enfermedades Respiratorias (Drs Cardinal-Fernández, Esteban, and Lorente); Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit (Dr Thompson), Massachusetts General Hospital; and Universidad Europea (Dr Lorente).

CORRESPONDENCE TO: José A. Lorente, MD, Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Hospital Universitario de Getafe, 28905 Madrid, Spain; e-mail: joseangel.lorente@salud.madrid.org


FINANCIAL/NONFINANCIAL DISCLOSURES: The authors have reported to CHEST that no potential conflicts of interest exist with any companies/organizations whose products or services may be discussed in this article.

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Chest. 2015;147(1):7-8. doi:10.1378/chest.14-0874
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A syndrome encompasses a number of nosologic entities that do not necessarily share the same cause, pathogenesis, structural abnormalities, and treatment. The identification of a syndrome has different diagnostic and therapeutic implications because it prompts further testing to achieve the diagnosis of a specific disease. For instance, the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome in a patient presenting with chest pain requires a more-specific diagnosis (ie, acute myocardial infarction) to direct therapy. The discovery of biomarkers has been a key advance to define one of the underlying causative entities (eg, acute myocardial infarction) and, therefore, allows appropriate identification of patients with a specific condition and treatment.

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