Pneumonia

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  • Pneumonia Treatment Of Pneumonia

    referring to Pneumonia which accounts for 15% of all deaths in children under 5 years old. Pneumonia actually claimed the lives of an estimated 922,000 children in 2015. Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lungs which primarily affects the microscopic air sacs known as the alveoli. The condition will inflame the air sacs in the lungs and possibly lead to them being filled with fluid. There are a multiple of organisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi that can cause pneumonia. The most commonly listed organisms are pneumococcus, streptococcus and staphylococcus. Pneumococcal pneumonia…

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  • Pneumonia Infection

    According to the Center for Disease Control, pneumonia is considered the leading cause of death in children less than five years old. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection that occurs within the lungs. It is specifically an infection that occurs within the alveoli. The alveoli are part of the lungs where gas exchange occurs. When the alveoli become infected, it makes it much harder for the body to get the proper oxygen it needs (Driver, 2014). However, there is a way to reduce the…

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  • Symptoms Of Pneumonia

    diagnosed him with pneumonia. He received antibiotics for his condition but Jeffrey is now susceptible to pneumonia. Pneumonia Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs, the air sacs called the alveoli fill up with fluid and becomes inflamed (Mayoclinic, 2015). Pneumonia occurs when the immune system becomes weak from a prior infection or condition. The most common type of pneumonia that people get are caused by different types of germs. The germs that cause pneumonia are bacteria,…

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  • History Of Pneumonia

    signs and symptoms of Pneumonia include coughing of green or blood-stained sputum, shortness of breath, fever, chest pain, shaking chills and fatigue. Others signs and symptoms are sore throat, muscle pain and loss of appetite (Mackenzie, 2016). Signs and symptoms are varying in individuals. Sometime mental awareness in elderly may have drastic change due to Pneumonia (Mackenzie, 2016). Most of the typical signs and symptoms above were appear in Dudley’s profile that need to be take account…

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  • Essay On Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is the leading infectious cause of death in children worldwide, accounting for fifteen percent of all deaths of children under 5 years old. It is also the a diseases that is a bacteria, a virus, and a mycoplasma. The disease cases and number of deaths caused by pneumonia increases every year. Many factors affect how serious pneumonia is, such as the type of germ causing the infection , the age, and overall health. It is another type of bacteria/virus disease that could harm the immune…

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  • Pneumonia Epidemiology

    Introduction Pneumonia is a common infection in one or both of the lungs generally caused by bacteria or a virus. The symptoms of Pneumonia can vary from mild to severe where most healthy people recover from symptoms in one to three weeks, however, depending on the severity of pneumonia, it can be life threatening. [1] This investigation is going to discuss the epidemiology and the frequency of the clinical presentations of the disease within Australia as well as investigate the financial…

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  • Pneumonia Research Paper

    What is Pneumonia? Pneumonia is a type of inflammation of the air sacs in the lungs. It can affect one or both of the lungs. Alveoli that are in the lungs may fill with some type of fluid, which can make it difficult to breathe. The most common causes of pneumonia are by viruses, bacteria or fungi. The most common bacteria type that causes pneumonia is Streptococcus Pneumonia. How is it Diagnosed? Pneumonia is diagnosed while taking different kinds of tests. Some of these tests are: Physical…

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  • Community Acquired Pneumonia

    Pneumonia is caused by an inflammatory response to an organism such as streptococcus pneumoniae or escherichia coli. This inflammation occurs in the alveolar sacs and the alveoli are filled with fluid, neutrophils, and there is also an increase in mucus production.The inflammation of the alveolar sacs leads to a decrease in gas exchange which leads to hypoxia (Lewis, 2014). There are several types of pneumonia and they include: community-acquired, medical care-associated, aspiration, and…

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  • Common Causes Of Pneumonia

    As an emergency room nurse, pneumonia is a common diagnosis seen on an ordinary basis. The Mayo Clinic defines pneumonia as "infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs" (www.mayoclinic.org). Pneumonia can occur at any age. Frequent causes of pneumonia are bacteria, fungi, and a virus. Aspirating food and liquids can also cause pneumonia. This type of pneumonia is common in the elderly population due to dysphasia. The American Lung Association (2016) states that pneumonia is not…

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  • Heart Failure And Pneumonia

    As seen from the scatter plot above, the readmission rates from Pneumonia and Heart Failure has a positive correlation relationship. Both variables move in the same direction. In other words, as one variable increases, the other variable will also increase. As one variable decreases, the other variable will also decrease. Therefore, this means that Pneumonia and Heart Failure are positively correlated. Not only that, the readmission rates from Pneumonia and Heart Failure also have a strong…

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