aspiration pneumonia


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inflammation of the lungs caused by inhaling or choking on vomitus

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Among the pneumonia cases, the most common type of pneumonia was hospital-acquired pneumonia (44%), followed by aspiration pneumonia (41%).
If this was pulmonary edema, the treatment should include diuretics such as furosemide (Lasix[sup][R]), and if aspiration pneumonia, antibiotics should be changed.
Effect of budesonide combined with ambroxol hydrochloride on newborns with aspiration pneumonia.
In patients with PD, aspiration pneumonia is one of the leading causes of death (Matsumoto et al.
The presented case discusses a 64-year old male patient admitted to the intensive care unit of our hospital diagnosed with aspiration pneumonia and urosepsis.
Pathologist Dr Mark Egan gave the cause of death as multiple organ failure due to a head injury and aspiration pneumonia consistent with a road traffic collision.
If lighter fluid is inhaled, aspiration pneumonia and breathing problems could develop.
After taking a combination of drugs Mr Murray vomited which he ingested into his lungs while unconscious, causing aspiration pneumonia as the toxins from the vomit killed him.
The patients may also have persistent cough in 3040% population and aspiration with few having aspiration pneumonia.
The findings suggest that our facility-developed Nursing Bedside Dysphagia Screen is a valid and reliable tool to help identify patients with stroke who are at risk for aspiration pneumonia.
She was in hospital two weeks ago with three viruses and aspiration pneumonia - but she pulled through.
And an article that exemplifies a two-way relationship between oral and systemic health and disease addresses aspiration pneumonia.
The patients pulmonologist ordered computed tomography of the thorax, and diagnosed him with aspiration pneumonia.
Lamar faces a long road to recovery as it's claimed he has aspiration pneumonia, which has left permanent scarring on his lungs, and undergoes six hours of kidney dialysis a day.