Danger not only in lake, pool
Dr. Brian Mendenhall, a physician in the emergency room at Good Shepherd Medical Center, said the buildup of water or fluids inside a person's lungs can cause pulmonary edema, also known as secondary drowning. Pulmonary edema can be fatal if not ...
Longview News-Journal - Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:18

This Crazy Jellyfish Has No Tentacles, But Its Sting Is Nasty
It involves severe headache, backache, muscle pains, chest pains, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, sweating, anxiety, hypertension, tachycardia, and pulmonary edema. One of the weirder aspects is that those who have been stung almost universally ...
io9 - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:43

UH Case Medical Center's Dr. Parikh authors SCAI paper on renal artery ...
Based on an expert panel review of scientific data, the document recommends that patients most likely to benefit from renal artery stenting are those with cardiac disturbance syndrome or "flash" pulmonary edema (the rapid onset of fluid buildup in the ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07



Can you drown after leaving the water?
Fluid can build up in the lungs—known as a pulmonary edema— and blood oxygen levels drop after a small amount of water enters the lungs. Secondary drowning can be difficult to recognize, as victims typically seem fine. If a person has inhaled water ...
Fox News - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:03

Clean Air targets DuPont
Breathing in methyl methacrylate for short periods of time irritates the nose and throat, and higher exposures can cause pulmonary edema. Exposure to the chemical also causes headaches, fatigue, damage to a developing fetus and may damage the nervous ...
Tonawanda News - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:56

Ultrarunning tests the outer boundaries of human endurance, but doctors say it ...
In severe cases, the lungs will fill up with fluid and a runner can develop pulmonary edema. Runners can also develop brain swelling so bad that it pushes the brain stem out of the skull. Whyte and his colleagues have also found permanent scarring on ...
Public Radio International - Sat, 09 Aug 2014 07:46

'Secondary drowning' nearly costs child's life
In secondary drowning fluid builds up in the lungs, called pulmonary edema, after a near-drowning incident. The fluid causes trouble breathing. A person who had a drowning close call can be out of the water and walking around normally before signs of ...
Daily Journal Online - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:35



No injuries in Vermont Air Guard hazmat spill
... lists hydrazine as "a probable human carcinogen." Symptoms of short-term exposure to high levels of the substance, the EPA adds, "may include irritation of the eyes, nose, and throat, dizziness, headache, nausea, pulmonary edema, seizures, and coma ...
BurlingtonFreePress.com - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:59

Vermont Air Guard members out of hospital after toxic fuel spill
vtdigger.org - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:40


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