Pulmonary oedema

Causes

Appropriate Tests

 

Diagnosis based on clinical assessment; diagnostic imaging as appropriate, Blood gas arterial.

Increased pulmonary venous pressure

  • Left ventricular failure
  • Mitral stenosis
  • Fluid overload

 

Adult respiratory distress syndrome

See Respiratory distress syndrome

Smoke inhalation

 

Cadmium fumes

 

Organophosphate exposure

Cholinesterase red cell, Cholinesterase.

Paraquat poisoning

 

Pneumonia, especially

  • Aspiration pneumonia

 

Shock

 

Snake bite

 

Neurogenic

  • Head injury

 

Narcotic overdose

 

High altitude