Respiratory Distress: Pulmonary Edema/Chf

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The Pulmonary Edema is both a heart and breathing condition. It is caused by pneumonia and the consequences include chest pains and as a result respiratory distress. Find out more below and all the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are some of the signs and symptoms of pulmonary edema/CHF?
    • A. 

      Dyspnea

    • B. 

      Edema in the legs and feet

    • C. 

      Elevated blood pressure

    • D. 

      Shortness of breath

    • E. 

      Chest pain

    • F. 

      Jugular venous distension JVD

    • G. 

      A Fib on a cardiac monitor

    • H. 

      Orthopnea (use of additional pillows to prop the head up during sleep)

    • I. 

      ALOC

  • 2. 
    CPAP is the preferred therapy for CHF.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A high dose nitroglycerin treatment for CHF consist of?
    • A. 

      1 dose of 0.4 mg NTG with 1 inch of NTG paste.

    • B. 

      1 dose of 0.8 mg NTG

    • C. 

      Followed by 1 dose of 0.8 mg NTG to achieve a 20% reduction in BP

    • D. 

      All of the above in order

  • 4. 
    If BP is low, a provider can consider a fluid bolus of 250 -500 mL or get a medical consulate for dopamine 2-20 mcg/kg/min.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Medical consultation is required if a pediatric patient has congenital heart or chronic lung disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the treatment for a pediatric patient with CHF?
    • A. 

      Medical consultation for Albuterol patients less than 2 years 1.25 mg; patients over 2 years 2.5 mg

    • B. 

      Medical consultation for Morphine 0.1 mg/kg slow IVP/IO/IM for a max dose of 5 mg

    • C. 

      Medical consultation for Dopamine 2-20mcg/kg/min

    • D. 

      Atrovent 500 mcg

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