Search Tag: Pulmonary oedema

ICU Management

Can the Ultrasound Probe Replace the Stethoscope?

2020 27 Jan

Auscultation is used in most routine examinations of critically ill patients and is considered to be one of the essential components of the clinical examination. Two of the most frequent pathologies encountered in critically ill patients are pulmonary oedema and pneumonia. Both of these conditions often coexist.  In recent years, many clinicians... Read more

ICU Management

Extravascular lung water as a target for intensive care

2019 14 Mar

The paper highlights the present clinical rationale for extravascular lung water measurement as a key to personalisation of haemodynamic therapy.   Introduction   Extravascular lung water (EVLW) remains a useful guide for monitoring pulmonary oedema (PO) and vascular permeability in sepsis, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS),... Read more