pulmonary edema

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pulmonary edema

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē i′dē·mə]
(medicine)
An effusion of fluid into the alveoli and interstitial spaces of the lungs.
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A five-pound or more weight gain or worsening foot swelling (pedal edema) should be reported to the prescriber to prevent acute pulmonary edema and hospital admission for CHF.
Forty-eight hours after admission, the patient suffered from acute pulmonary edema, refractory to treatment, and he died.
Early the next morning on March 9, the girl fell unconscious and developed acute pulmonary edema.

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