Emergency medicine

The tale of two cases of pulmonary oedema

Gordian Fulde



Presentations and outcomes can vary widely, even in critical conditions, as illustrated by the two cases of pulmonary oedema described below.

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An unfavourable outcome

You remember well the case of the 80-year-old grandfather who was brought in by ambulance during an evening shift at the emergency department of the local hospital where you work as a GP.