Transportation of a patient with pulmonary edema is carried out

After cupping of pulmonary edema at the prehospital stage, the patient must be hospitalized (regardless of the initial disease).

Criteria for cupping lung edema and transportability of patients: reduction of dyspnea to 22-26 per minute, disappearancefoamy sputum, the disappearance of wet wheezes on the anterior surface of the lungs, a decrease in cyanosis, the transfer of the patient to a horizontal position does not again cause suffocation, stabilization of hemodynamics.

The patient is transported on stretchers with the raised head end. In some cases it is possible to transport on a chair (narrow staircases).

During transportation, intensive therapy continues with the provision of oxygen inhalation with vapors of ethyl alcohol (KI-3M apparatus).

Hospitalization is carried out by specialized teams in the intensive care unit, bypassing the admission department.


"Emergency therapy", A.P. Golikov

Treatment begins with an intravenous jetslow infusion under the control of blood pressure 0.5-1 ml of a 5% solution of pentamine. Intravenously inject 60-120 mg of lasix, 2-4 ml of 2.5% solution of droperidol. After lowering blood pressure.

Dry pleurisy As a rule, reactive andis observed with pneumonia, chest injury, lung tumor, tuberculosis, lung infarction. The pain can be very intense, intensified on inhalation, while tilting to a healthy side, decreases.