Disease Information for Air embolism/venous

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cardiac auscultation/abnormal
Cardiac Symptoms/Signs
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Chokes/syndrome decompression sickness
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Right ventricular heave
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Water wheel sound/cardiac auscultation
Dizziness/Dizzy
Lightheadedness/giddyness/spacey
Air hunger of Kussmal
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Dyspnea
Dyspnea at rest
Lung signs/abnormality
Painful cough
Shortness of breath/SOB
Sudden gasp
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Eventual terminal event/death possible
Onset/Abrupt/Sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Pregnant, third trimester
Occupational Factors
Setting/Hospital setting
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
pO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/V/Q Lung scan abnormal
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Q3T3 pattern/new (ECG)
EKG/S1Q3T3 pattern (ECG)
EKG/Right axis deviation greater than 90 plus (ECG)
EKG/Right-axis deviation (ECG)
X-RAY
Xray/Heart air bubbles/right atrium
Ultrasound
Echo/Distended IVC/Vena cava
Echo/Echocardiogram Abnormal
Echo/Normal IVC collapse absent
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pulmonary embolism
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute cor pulmonale
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Air embolism/venous
Cardiac arrest
Cerebral vascular accident
Death/Unanticipated
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Respiratory distress (adult) syndrome
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Central venous pressure increased
Pathophysiology/High cardiac filling pressures/venous return
Pathophysiology/Free air in chest/status
Pathophysiology/Ventilation/perfusion inequality
Process
PROCESS/Air/gas foreign source/effect in tissues (ex)
PROCESS/Embolism disorder (ex).
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Other Treatments
TX/Intensive care management
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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