Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG)

Ep63 Pulmonary Edema (MAD DOG)

Morphine – causes vasodilation resulting in decreased BP

Aminophylline – relaxes airways to make breathing easier

Digitalis – improve heart function in pulmonary edema

 

Diuretics (Lasix) – pull excess fluid off

Oxygen – improve oxygenation

Gases (Blood Gases/ABGs) – assesses respiratory status

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