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Journal November 2012 (Vol 34, No 11)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema by Maike Bachmann , DVM, Jennifer Waldrop , DVM, DACVECC

1. How do Starling’s forces affect the fluid content of the alveoli?
2. The intercellular spaces of the alveolar space are connected by _______ that allow selective movement of _______ into the alveolar lumen.
3. Pulmonary infiltrates in NCPE are most commonly seen in the _______ of the lung on radiographs.
4. Which statement is true regarding use of the EF:PL ratio to distinguish CPE from NCPE?
5. Which statement regarding the theoretical mechanism for POPE is true?
6. NCPE secondary to ALI/ARDS is associated with which phase of the disease process?
7. Breathing against an obstructed airway generates a ________ intrathoracic pressure, which ________ pulmonary intravascular volume and pressure.
8. After electrocution, respiratory compromise can become evident within ______ hour(s).
9. Which of the following is a proposed mechanism for the formation of pulmonary edema after neurogenic events?
10. Smoke inhalation may cause damage to which region(s) of the airway?
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