REMSTARBC.ca Rural Emergency Medicine Simulation Training and Resource - British Columbia
Acute Pulmonary Edema (Flash Pulmonary Edema or Acute Congestive Heart Failure) is a relatively common presentation that demands very quick recognition and treatment.
The 'modern' treatment of using Non invasive ventilation and vasodilators has dramatically improved the outcome for patients.
Below is a link to the power point on APE.
(NB: View in 'Slide Show' format andenable 'editing' and 'content', to enable the videos to work)
Below is a video on Acute Pulmonary Edema which covers
both the pathology, treatment
as well as the point of care ultrasound findings for APE.
Second is a video on vasopressors.