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1

What causes cardiogenic pulmonary edema

Left ventricular failure

2

3 heart problems w/ cardiogenic pulmonary edema

1. Decreased contractility
2. Increased rate
3. Increased afterload

3

What can decreased contractility be due from..

HF
MI
Myocarditis
Blunt cardiac injury

4

What can increased rate be due from...

Severe Anemia
Hyperthyroidism

5

What can increased afterload be from...

Hypertension

6

Upper airway inflammation

Bronchitis (viral)

7

Infection moves to lower terminal airways by the alveoli..

Bronchiolitis (Viral)

8

What virus can make it's way all the way down into the terminal airways

RSV

9

Pneumonia is when the infection..

leaves the airways and goes into the lung parenchyma

10

Difference between bacteria and virus

Bacteria has puss
Bacteria has fevers over 101
Bacteria is more rapid

11

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

12

Fremitus

When you talk you can fill minor vibrations

Inc. During pneumonia all big and consolidated