Flashcards in Pulmonary Edema/Infections Deck (12)
What causes cardiogenic pulmonary edema
Left ventricular failure
3 heart problems w/ cardiogenic pulmonary edema
1. Decreased contractility
2. Increased rate
3. Increased afterload
What can decreased contractility be due from..
Blunt cardiac injury
What can increased rate be due from...
What can increased afterload be from...
Upper airway inflammation
Infection moves to lower terminal airways by the alveoli..
What virus can make it's way all the way down into the terminal airways
Pneumonia is when the infection..
leaves the airways and goes into the lung parenchyma
Difference between bacteria and virus
Bacteria has puss
Bacteria has fevers over 101
Bacteria is more rapid
Children w/ RSV tx vs adult
Children: May need to be admitted with antiviral and o2 therapy (takes a large part of their lung)
Adult: Buck it up