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Dr. Robert Wright

Pulmonary Critical Care
Ehrenberg, AZ
45 years experience

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Pulmonary Critical Care

Languages spoken

English

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11 Answers
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
No: Bacterial pneumonia is not generally considered interstitial lung disease. However, some forms of interstitial lung disease are referred to as iip or... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
5: Whether or not a patient can be revived depends on many factors. In general, younger patients have a better chance of revival than older patients wit... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
Yes: The depth of the bedsore and whether or not there is significant inflammation and/or infection.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
Yes: Many types of viruses can cause pneumonia and not infrequently they may also cause a rash. The classic is varicella virus which is also known as chic... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
No: Generally speaking pulmonary fibrosis is not the result of viral pneumonia. Sometimes viral pneumonia can cause some scarring of the lungs that may r... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
Call for help: Patients that stop breathing with asthma are in dire circumstances and need expert resuscitation. These patients often require complex measures to su... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
There are many!: Potential causes include infection and sepsis(an inflammatory responsed to infection), medications, abnormal blood pressure (either high or low), infl... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
No: Pulmonary hypertension can be idiopathic(unknown cause) or secondary(due to diseases such as blood clots, emphyema or pulmonary fibrosis). Generally s... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
It is not: Hypertension is not linked to pneumonia. Pneumonia does not cause hypertenison. If anything, patients seriously ill with pneumonia can actually have... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
Depends: There are roughly 200 different causes of interstitial lung disease. Ipf is the most common and unfortunately has a guarded prognosis. Some studies s... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Wright
Pulmonary Critical Care 45 years experience
No: Septicemia refers to the presence of infectious organisms(bacteria, fungi or viruses) in the blood stream and the occurrence of symptoms such as fever... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wright is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wright is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1977MD
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