Part 1: Physiology Refresher – How should things work so fluid from the legs makes it up to the heart?
Part 2: How do lymphatics, decreased venous return & local sources cause LEE?
Part 3: How does changes in hydrostatic pressure cause lower extremity edema?
Part 4: How does oncotic pressure and changes in big molecules cause lower extremity edema?!
Part 5: Let’s recap an approach to LEE!
Tags: hydrostatic pressure, lew swelling, lower extremity edema, oncotic pressure, teaching for rounds