Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. Corpus ID: Community acquired pneumonia: clinical manifestations. Prasad Published Medicine The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India Pleuritic chest pain is common as it frequently involves peripheral lung and spreads quickly to the pleura. Sputum may be blood-streaked or rusty because capillary leakage of blood into the alveolar space in the phase of red hepatisation. Now a days this is less common findings because of modifying effects of antibiotics on pathological process.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The air sacs in the lungs fill with pus and other liquid. Oxygen has trouble reaching you blood. Because of this and spreading infection through the body pneumonia can cause death. Until , pneumonia was the No. Since then, the use of antibiotics brought it under control. In , pneumonia and influenza combined ranked as the sixth leading cause of death.
Bacteria and respiratory viruses co-occur in the nasopharynx, and their interactions may impact pathogenesis of invasive disease. Associations of viruses and bacteria in the nasopharynx may be affected by HIV. Citation: Pneumonia 13
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. The student nurse was assigned a patient on a medical surgical unit during clinical rotation. During this time, the student nurse observed and interacted with the patient, conducted a full head to toe assessment as well as routine scheduled assessments, administered medications, and created a plan of care. A brief description of pneumonia is included along with the disease progression. The nursing process was used to asses this data and identify 3 nursing diagnoses along with nursing care plans for each diagnosis.