Cardiogenic Pulmonary Oedema

Author: Victoria L Henson / Editor: Jason M Kendall / Reviewer: Louise Burrows, Peter Kilgour / Code: / Published: 22/03/2021

After completing this session you will be able to:

  • Define cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
  • Describe the pathophysiology of cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
  • Clinically assess a breathless patient and recognise cardiogenic pulmonary oedema
  • Investigate and treat cardiogenic pulmonary oedema within the emergency department
  • Describe the long-term outcome for this patient group


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