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Congestive atelectasis

Introduction: Congestive atelectasis

Description of Congestive atelectasis

Congestive atelectasis (medical condition): ARDS is a serious condition with respiratory failure that usually requires hospitalization and intensive care. It can be brought on ...more

Congestive atelectasis: See also:

Adult respiratory distress syndrome:
  »Introduction: Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Symptoms of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Causes of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Treatments for Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Congestive atelectasis: A rapid onset of respiratory failure caused by the inability of the lungs to perform normal gas exchange because. Symptoms include breathlessness, tachypnea and hypoxemia. May be caused by breathing in a foreign body, cardiopulmonary bypass surgery, gram-negative sepsis, multiple blood transfusions, oxygen toxicity, trauma, pneumonia or respiratory infections. Also called acute respiratory distress syndrome, adult respiratory distress syndrome, pump lung, shock lung, wet lung or noncardiogenic pulmonary edema.

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Congestive atelectasis as a Disease

Congestive atelectasis: Another name for Adult respiratory distress syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Symptoms of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Causes of Adult respiratory distress syndrome
  »Treatments for Adult respiratory distress syndrome

Congestive atelectasis: Related Diseases

Congestive atelectasis: Congestive atelectasis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Congestive atelectasis

Some of the causes of Congestive atelectasis are included in the list below:

  • Shock
  • Severe blood loss
  • Bone fractures - if they cause shock.
  • Severe infections
  • Bacterial lung infection

Symptoms of Congestive atelectasis (Adult respiratory distress syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Congestive atelectasis incude:

Treatments for Congestive atelectasis (Adult respiratory distress syndrome)

Treatments for Congestive atelectasis (Adult respiratory distress syndrome) include:

Treatment of Congestive atelectasis: For more treatment information about Congestive atelectasis, see treatment of Adult respiratory distress syndrome (Congestive atelectasis)

Congestive atelectasis: Related Disease Topics

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