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Another key part of her treatment plan is to avoid aspiration pneumonia secondary to megaesophagus (when the esophagus dilates from lack of muscle tone).
Patients who present to a hospital with neurological deficits potentially experience difficulty swallowing and may experience aspiration pneumonia.
Laryngopharyngeal sensory deficits in patients who have experienced a stroke have been reported to be predictive of aspiration pneumonia.
Clinically, improved patient satisfaction without any noticeable increase in incidence of aspiration pneumonia was informally observed.
In a second step, our patient developed gram-positive (methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus) septic shock caused by aspiration pneumonia.
6-9) Finally, in a large prospective study, Aviv compared the ability of FEESST and VFSS to prevent aspiration pneumonia in patients with dysphagia.
She began suffering from serious illness relating to failing gut function, characterized by recurrent aspiration pneumonia, episodes of gastrointestinal bleeding, and chronic, severe constipation.
Tag 3221 It is the policy of (facility name) to provide residents with appropriate treatment and services to prevent aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities and nasopharyngeal ulcers, and to restore, if possible, normal eating skills.
Jason, 33, from Whitland, Carmarthenshire, has aspiration pneumonia and is not expected to live beyond Christmas.
The original Gram stain showing purulence with intracellular gram-positive cocci, yeast, and beaded gram-positive bacilli was consistent with aspiration pneumonia.
But they learned it can cause adverse effects such as aspiration pneumonia and local infection.
We found no increase in cases of severe pneumonia caused by resistant bacteria or aspiration pneumonia in elderly patients.