Non Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema Archive

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 of toxic gases trauma sepsis shock high altitude illness ...Read More