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  bigbang2015 - 01/20/17 17:12
 
  Three days after cesarian for fetal distress, 42-year-old found unconscious. BMI 31. T 38C, pulse 120/min, resp 26/min, BP 60/40. Bilateral wheezing heard. Cardiac exam shows pleural friction rub. Fundus is firm. Labs show: Hb 11, WBC 11k, plates 175k, plasma fibrinogen 300, fibrin split products < 10 ug/mL. ABG shows pH 7.26, PCO2 28, PO2 60. CXR shows atelectasis. ECG shows tachycardia with cor pulmomale. Dx?
A. Amniotic fluid embolism
B. Cardiac arrhythmia
C. Cerebral hemorrhage
D. Congestive heart failure
E. Eclampsia
F. Hypovolemic shock
G. Pneumonitis
I. Pulmonary acid aspiration syndrome
J. Pulmonary embolism
K. Seizure disorder
L. Septic shock

the answers is PE,, please explain why?
 
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