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Case study, Lung lavage, Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, Pulmonary



  1. Koplin-Baucum, Stephanie MSN, RN, OCN, CHPN
  2. Hurst, Susan MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN


Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis is rarely seen and, thus, many critical care nurses may not be familiar with the disease. This article provides information about the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and a case study of a patient with this disease.