Chapter 27. Pulmonary Oedema and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

  1. Anthony Seaton CBE, BA, MD, FRCP, FRCPE, FFOM, FMedSci1,2,
  2. Douglas Seaton MD, FRCP3 and
  3. The late A. Gordon Leitch Bsc, MB, PhD, FRCPE, FCCP
  1. Christopher Haslett

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch27

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Haslett, C. (2000) Pulmonary Oedema and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, in Crofton and Douglas's Respiratory Diseases, Fifth Edition (eds A. Seaton, D. Seaton and A. G. Leitch), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470695999.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

  2. 2

    Honorary Consultant Physician, Aberdeen Royal Hospital NHS Trust

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780865428577

Online ISBN: 9780470695999

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Keywords:

  • pulmonary oedema;
  • interstitial oedema;
  • capillaries;
  • anatomy;
  • physiology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • High-Pressure Oedema

  • Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome

  • Neurogenic Pulmonary Oedema

  • High-Altitude Pulmonary Oedema

  • Near-Drowning

  • Uraemia

  • Lung Re-Expansion Oedema

  • Pulmonary Oedema in Intravenous Drug Abusers

  • Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease

  • References