Disease Information for High altitude pulmonary edema

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acrocyanosis/Cyanosis extremities
Blue lips
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Cyanosis
Exertional syncope/presyncope
Gallop rhythms
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Presyncope
Right ventricular heave
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Altered mental status Mental status change
CNS symptoms/signs
Confusion/Disoriented
Impaired judgement/signs
Sudden unconsciousness
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Apnea In Children
Bronchospasm signs
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Cough
Cough Acute
Cough Dry Non-productive
Cough Exertional
Cyanosis Child
Dyspnea
Dyspnea at rest
Dyspnea on exertion
Gurgling respiration sounds
Lung signs/abnormality
Nocturnal apnea/irregular breathing
Orthopnea
Painful cough
Pulmonary Crackles
Rales
Rales,wet
Rapid Breathing
Respiratory distress
Shortness of breath/SOB
Sputum/pink frothy
Sudden onset dyspnea
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Wheezing
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Mountanous areas
Established Disease Population
Patient/Atrial septal defect
Population Group
Man
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Population/Man patient
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
pO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
pH, arterial blood (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Peaked tall P Waves 2,3,F leads (ECG)
EKG/T Wave inversion/V1,V2,V3 (ECG)
EKG/Sinus tachycardia (ECG)
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Interstitial edema/Chest
Xray/Kerley A Lines/Chest
Xray/Kerley lines/Chest film
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Ultrasound
Echo/Normal IVC collapse absent
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pneumonia
Pneumonia, aspiration
Pneumonia, bacterial
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute cor pulmonale
Alkalosis
Alkalosis, respiratory
Apnea
Coma in Children
Coma/Unconscious
Dehydration
Hemoconcentration effect
High altitude pulmonary edema syndrome
Hypoxemia
Hypoxia, systemic
Pulmonary edema
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Respiratory distress (adult) syndrome
Respiratory failure/Pulmonary insufficiency
Cardiac death, sudden
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Edematous process
Pathophysiology/High cardiac filling pressures/venous return
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Respiratory Alkalosis and Hypoxia
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Electromagnetic/physics trauma (category)
PROCESS/Environment disorder/disease (ex)
PROCESS/High altitude disorder (ex).
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Acetazolamide (Diamox)
RX/Carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
RX/Oxygen
Other Treatments
TX/Portable Hyperbaric Bag
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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