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The more ARDS patients seen at an individual hospital, the more likely they are to have good outcomes, probably because hospitals that more often care for complex conditions are more likely to provide high quality care.

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In this cohort, at both an individual- and hospital-level, higher acute respiratory distress syndrome hospital case volume is associated with lower acute respiratory distress syndrome hospital mortality.

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This page is a summary of: The Association Between Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Hospital Case Volume and Mortality in a U.S. Cohort, 2002–2011, Critical Care Medicine, February 2018, Wolters Kluwer Health,
DOI: 10.1097/ccm.0000000000003015.
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