indirect lung injury

FREE subscriptions for doctors and students... click here
You have 3 more open access pages.

These include:

  • shock - from:
    • sepsis
    • multiple trauma
    • acute pancreatitis
    • burns
    • complicated abdominal surgery
  • fat embolism
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • multiple blood transfusions
  • uraemia
  • eclampsia
  • raised intracranial pressure
  • radiation
  • high altitude
  • prolonged hypotension
  • cardiopulmonary bypass
  • drugs and toxins - salicylates, heroin, opiates, paraquat
  • hypersensitivity or anaphylactic reaction
  • multisystem disease - vasculitis, thrombotic thrombocytopaenic purpura, acute hepatic failure

Last reviewed 11/2021

Links: