Category Respiratory
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Respiratory Monitoring in the ED

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TRALI

Transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI) is defined as hypoxia and bilateral pulmonary edema occurring during or within 6 h of a transfusion in the absence of other causes such as cardiac failure or intravascular volume overload
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Platypnea-orthodeoxia syndrome

Platypnea-orthodeoxia (P-O) syndrome is an under-diagnosed condition characterized by dyspnea and deoxygenation when changing from a recumbent to an upright position
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Lung Transplant

Can have one or both lungs transplanted depending on disease process. Single lung transplants only suitable for non-infective conditions that will not go on to damage new lung, with no cardiac disease
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Negative Pressure Pulmonary Oedema

Negative pressure pulmonary edema (NPPE) is a form of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema (PE) that results from the generation of high negative intrathoracic pressure (NIP) needed to overcome upper airway obstruction
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Community Acquired Pneumonia

Community Acquired Pneumonia: Streptococcus pneumonia (most common organism); other causes: Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae and Legionella, Haemophilus influenzae (in COPD)