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Why don't lungs fail during pulmonary edema?
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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: They often do
Pulmonary edema is one of the most common causes of respiratory failure.
That's why we have ventilators and icus. Less severe cases of pulmonary edema can be tolerated well enough to avoid respiratory failure. Just like a rain, its a matter of degree. You can have a light shower, or a deluge and flash-flooding.

In brief: They often do
Pulmonary edema is one of the most common causes of respiratory failure.
That's why we have ventilators and icus. Less severe cases of pulmonary edema can be tolerated well enough to avoid respiratory failure. Just like a rain, its a matter of degree. You can have a light shower, or a deluge and flash-flooding.
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