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Rationale for management of pneumonia : include reference


1.    What are Four major

features of management of an individual with bacterial pneumonia?


Managing a client with bacterial pneumonia first begins with a client medical history and thorough examination. One of the most crucial aspects of managing a client with bacterial pneumonia is preventing the spread to others and educating our clients and family. Some of the treatments may include: antibiotic therapy, establishing adequate oxygenation and ventilation, Coughing, deep breathing, spirometry use, and chest physical therapy and adequate hydration. Prevention of future bacterial pneumonia infections by preventing aspiration, vaccinations when indicated, through a variety of tube interventions, prevention of ventilator- associated pneumonia, and respiratory isolation for immuno-compromised clients.

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