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.

Pulmonary Edema which is caused as a result high pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs as a result of poor functioning of the heart. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.

Pulmonary Edema which is caused as a result high pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs as a result of poor functioning of the heart. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.

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**

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,...

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…

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