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32 ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

32 ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA Harrison’s Manual of Medicine 32 ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA Physical Findings Laboratory Data Bibliography Life-threatening, acute development of alveolar lung edema is most often due to (1) elevation of hydrostatic pressure in the pulmonary capillaries (left heart failure, mitral stenosis) or (2) increased permeability of the pulmonary alveolar- capillary membrane. Specific precipitants […]

CHAPTER 45 PULMONARY DISORDERS

CHAPTER 45 PULMONARY DISORDERS Practice of Geriatrics CHAPTER 45 PULMONARY DISORDERS William John Hall, M.D., F.A.C.P. Age-Related Changes in Immune Response Physiologic and Anatomic Changes in the Lung with Aging Pulmonary Assessment of Older Persons Obstructive Airways Syndromes in Older Patients Lung Cancer Smoking Cessation in the Older Patient Thromboembolism Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis Pneumonia Tuberculosis […]