Pulmonary edema is typically caused by filling of alveoli in the lungs by fluid leaking out of the blood. Edema, in general, means swelling. This typically occurs when fluid from inside blood vessels seeps outside the blood vessel into the surrounding tissues, causing swelling. Pulmonary edema is the term used when edema happens in the lungs.

Pulmonary edema is typically caused by filling of alveoli in the lungs by fluid leaking out of the blood. Edema, in general, means swelling. This typically occurs when fluid from inside blood vessels seeps outside the blood vessel into the surrounding tissues, causing swelling. Pulmonary edema is the term used when edema happens in the lungs.

adenosinetriesphosphate:    Pulmonary Edema**Not all of the cards are pediatric, I’m also enrolled in critical care so some cards are from that course**

adenosinetriesphosphate: Pulmonary Edema**Not all of the cards are pediatric, I’m also enrolled in critical care so some cards are from that course**

Flash pulmonary edema occurs when fluid suddenly accumulates in the lungs.

Flash pulmonary edema occurs when fluid suddenly accumulates in the lungs.

complications: septicemia, pulmonary edema, lung abscess, ARDS; manifestations: productive/nonproductive cough, fatigue, pain, dyspnea, fever, chills, crackles or rales, pleural rub, tachypnea, mental status changes (especially in the elderly); dx: history, PE, xray, sputum cultures, CBC, ABBG, bronchoscopy; treatment: intubation w/ventilator support, o2 therapy, antibiotics, bronchodilators, corticosteroids, antipyretics, analgesics, chest physiotherapy, increase fluids, rest, swallow…

complications: septicemia, pulmonary edema, lung abscess, ARDS; manifestations: productive/nonproductive cough, fatigue, pain, dyspnea, fever, chills, crackles or rales, pleural rub, tachypnea, mental status changes (especially in the elderly); dx: history, PE, xray, sputum cultures, CBC, ABBG, bronchoscopy; treatment: intubation w/ventilator support, o2 therapy, antibiotics, bronchodilators, corticosteroids, antipyretics, analgesics, chest physiotherapy, increase fluids, rest, swallow…

Focused Assessment of the patient: The nurse looks for evidence of worsening of the heart failure: including increasing dyspnea, tachypnea,...

Focused Assessment of the patient: The nurse looks for evidence of worsening of the heart failure: including increasing dyspnea, tachypnea,...

Nursing Mnemonics Podcast Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG) https://www.nrsng.com/ep63-pulmonary-edema/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=NRSNG&utm_content=Ep63%20Pulmonary%20Edema%20%28MAD%20DOG%29

Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG)

Nursing Mnemonics Podcast Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG) https://www.nrsng.com/ep63-pulmonary-edema/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=NRSNG&utm_content=Ep63%20Pulmonary%20Edema%20%28MAD%20DOG%29

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