Intra-anesthetic Problems - Pulmonary Embolism
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Pulmonary embolism is the obstruction of pulmonary arterial blood flow by thrombus, air, fat, or amniotic fluid. Large emboli may lead to a sudden decrease in end-tidal carbon dioxide tension due to an acute increase in dead space. Other signs include an increase in end-tidal nitrogen tension, as well as an increased CVP, hypoxemia, hypotension, tachyarrhythmias or bradyarrhythmias, and ventricular ectopy.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "Intra-anesthetic Problems - Pulmonary Embolism." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728254/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Pulmonary_Embolism.
Intra-anesthetic Problems - Pulmonary Embolism. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728254/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Pulmonary_Embolism. Accessed October 16, 2019.
Intra-anesthetic Problems - Pulmonary Embolism. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728254/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Pulmonary_Embolism
Intra-anesthetic Problems - Pulmonary Embolism [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 October 16]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728254/all/Intra_anesthetic_Problems___Pulmonary_Embolism.
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