Pulmonary Edema – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


Basics
Description

Fluid from the pulmonary vasculature leaks into the interstitium and alveoli of the lung.
Fluid accumulation occurs when there is an imbalance of hydrostatic and oncotic pressures within the pulmonary capillaries and in the surrounding tissue.
Cardiogenic causes of this…

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