contd diffuse infiltrates on cxr cardiogenic

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Unformatted text preview: d.) Diffuse infiltrates on CXR Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema Non cardiogenic pulmonary edema (ARDS) Interstitial pneumonitis or fibrosis Infections Diffuse pulmonary infiltrates Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure (Type II) (Type PaCO2 >50 mmHg Hypoxemia is always present pH depends on level of HCO3 HCO3 depends on duration of hypercapnia Renal response occurs over days to weeks Acute Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure (Type II) (Type • Acute Arterial pH is low Causes - sedative drug over dose - acute muscle weakness such as myasthenia gravis - severe lung disease: severe alveolar ventilation can not be maintained (i.e. Asthma or pneumonia) Acu...
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