Acute Pulmonary Edema After Major Trauma

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Acute Pulmonary Edema After Major Trauma

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Diffuse pulmonary infiltrates on chest X-ray and oxygen desaturation may indicate several acute conditions. How to differentiate neurogenic from cardiogenic from aspiration and how to best treat these conditions initially is discussed.

Chapter.  1310 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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