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Chapter 64 Aspiration pneumonia and lung abscess
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Aspiration pneumonia- alveolar space infection from inhalation of pathogenic material from the oropharynx Aspiration pneumonitis- inflammatory chemical injury from inhalation of gastric contents
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Risk Factors Intoxicants Neurologic Oropharyngeal GI Other
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Clinical Presentation Fever Dyspnea Cough AMS n/v Tachypnea Rales Dec. breath sounds
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Treatment Suction Bronchodilators Abx not recommended for pneumonitis
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Lung abscess Localized suppurative necrotizing process in the pulmonary parenchyma
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