PE Complications

PE Complications - monary circuit Other complications...

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Complications A person with a history of pulmonary embolism is at increased risk for having another episode. Further, if a significant amount of lung function is lost, pulmonary hypertension and right-sided heart failure may develop as the heart tries to push blood through the damaged, restricted pul-
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Unformatted text preview: monary circuit. Other complications associated with pulmonary embolism include Pulmonary in-farction, Acute respiratory failure, Acute cor pulmonale and death....
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2009 for the course NUR 4355 taught by Professor Rodriguez during the Spring '09 term at FIU.

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