Pulmonary Edema and Hypoxic Respiratory Failure.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this chapter is to outline the causes, physiology, pathophysiology, and management strategies for hydrostatic and permeability pulmonary edema and hypoxic respiratory failure. DATA SOURCE: MEDLINE and PubMed. CONCLUSION: The pulmonary parenchyma and vasculature are at high risk in conditions where injury occurs to the lung and or heart. A targeted approach that uses strategies that optimize the particular pathophysiology of the parenchyma and vasculature is required.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hornik, C; Meliones, J

Published Date

  • August 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 8 Suppl 1

Start / End Page

  • S178 - S181

PubMed ID

  • 27490597

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1529-7535

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/PCC.0000000000000823


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States