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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary Hypertension is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Definition: mean pulmonary artery pressure >25 mmHg, systolic pulmonary pressure >35, diastolic pulmonary pressure >15
  • Determine cause. See below.
  • Avoid:
    • Hypoxemia
    • Hypercarbia
    • Acidosis
    • Hypothermia

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Last updated: April 29, 2010

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"Pulmonary Hypertension." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534152/all/Pulmonary_Hypertension.
Pulmonary Hypertension. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534152/all/Pulmonary_Hypertension. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Pulmonary Hypertension. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534152/all/Pulmonary_Hypertension
Pulmonary Hypertension [Internet]. In: Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534152/all/Pulmonary_Hypertension.
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