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Alcoholic Liver Disease or ALD

Alcoholic Liver Disease Alcohol is a toxic substance to the liver and remains one of the most common causes of chronic liver disease. The spectrum of ALD is broad and a single patient may be…


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Non Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema

NONCARDIOGENIC PULMONARY EDEMA Noncardiogenic pulmonary edema(NCPE) results from elevated pulmonary capillary hydrostatic pressure damage to vascular endothelium by factors that disrupt pulmonary surfactant and decrease lung compliance. CAUSES: drug overdose near drowning thermal injury inhalation…


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CARDIOGENIC PULMONARY EDEMA

CARDIOGENIC PULMONARY EDEMA DEFINITION: Interstitial edema, including fluid engorgement of the perivascular and peribronchial spaces and the alveolar wall interstitium. ETIOLOGY: Arrhythmias , MI , severe systemic hypertension Pulmonary embolism , valvular heart disease Increased…