August 19, 2012

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Critical Care Nursing

Category: Critical Care Nursing
Pulmonary edema is a progression of heart failure. It may occur when pressure in the pulmonary vasculature exceeds 10 to 25 mm Hg. This results in extravasation of fluids from pulmonary capillaries into interstitial tissue and intra-alveolar spaces.