Edema

Pulmonary edema can be broadly categorized into hydrostatic (cardiogenic) edema and injury (non-cardiogenic) edema. While there is controversy over how accurately the plain chest radiograph can distinguish types of edema, the correct type of underlying pattern is often recognizable on the bedside radiograph, and valuable contributions to the patient's fluid and respiratory management can be made. The plain film also helps to differentiate pulmonary interstitial hydrostatic edema, systemic interstitial edema, central circulating vascular volume, and pulmonary vascular volume ( Milne ^

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Have You Been Told Over And Over Again That You Snore A Lot, But You Choose To Ignore It? Have you been experiencing lack of sleep at night and find yourself waking up in the wee hours of the morning to find yourself gasping for air?

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