View Full Chapter Figures Only Tables Only Videos Only Print Share Email Send Email Your Name (required) ! Example: John Doe Email Address (required) ! Please enter a valid sender email address. Example: email@example.com CC Me Recipient Email Address (required) ! Separate multiple email address with semi-colons (up to 5). Subject Subject for your email. Message (Maximum characters: 1,000) Please enter your name Please enter your email address Please enter a valid recipient email address. Example:firstname.lastname@example.org Submit Cancel Thank you! Your email has been sent to: The recipient(s) will receive an email message that includes a link to the selected article. Recipients may need to check their spam filters or confirm that the address is safe. Return to: Send Another Email An error has occurred sending your email(s). Please try again later or contact an administrator at OnlineCustomer_Service@mheducation.com. Return to: Twitter Facebook Linkedin Reddit Get Citation Citation AMA Citation Pulmonary Edema, Neurogenic. In: Doherty GM. Doherty G.M. Ed. Gerard M. Doherty.eds. Quick Answers Surgery New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2010. http://accesssurgery.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=853§ionid=49662252. Accessed June 22, 2017. MLA Citation . "Pulmonary Edema, Neurogenic." Quick Answers Surgery Doherty GM. Doherty G.M. Ed. Gerard M. Doherty. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2010, http://accesssurgery.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=853§ionid=49662252. Download citation file: RIS (Zotero) EndNote BibTex Medlars ProCite RefWorks Reference Manager © Copyright Tools Search Book Top Return Clip Pulmonary Edema, Neurogenic + Essential Features Print Section + • Head injury• Increased intracranial pressure• Caused by pooling of blood in denervated autonomic venules and small veins• Usually due to spinal cord injury• Not caused by isolated head injury ++ Epidemiology + • Post-traumatic + Clinical Findings Print Section ++ Symptoms and Signs + • Hypotension after trauma• Warm extremities—sometimes with hyperemia• No other evident causes of shock, such as hypovolemic or cardiogenic + Diagnostic Considerations Print Section + • Hypovolemic shock• Cardiogenic shock• Septic shock + Work-up Print Section + • Therapeutic test: Trendelenburg followed by 2 L IV fluid bolus• If shock persists, consider phenylephrine infusion and other causes• Radiographic evaluation of spinal column + Treatment and Management Print Section + • Supportive care of blood pressure to maintain perfusion• Stabilize and protect spine from further injury + Resources Print Section ++ References ++Kress JP et al: Daily interruption of sedative infusions in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation. N Engl J Med 2000;342:1471. [PubMed: 10816184] ++MacIntyre NR et al: Evidence-based guidelines for weaning and discontinuing ventilatory support: a collective task force facilitated by the American College of Chest Physicians; the American Association for Respiratory Care; and the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Chest 2001;120(6 Suppl):375S.