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Pump lung

pump lung --> shock lung

In shock, the development of oedema, impaired perfusion, and reduction in alveolar space so that the alveoli collapse.

Synonym: pump lung, wet lung, white lung.

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Veins carry blood to the heart, as has been said here, and in the heart-lung / pulmonary loop, there's oxygenated blood in there. It's more than ... blood without much of a push behind it and get it back to the pump. Many years ago, "atrium" and "auricle" were taught ...

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