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Aspiration Pneumonia

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by Norwood D
 

Risk Factors

Factors that may increase your chance of getting aspiration pneumonia include:
 

RESOURCES

American Lung Association
http://www.lung.org

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
http://www.asha.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Lung Association
http://www.lung.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

References


Aspiration pneumonia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 12, 2013. Accessed April 2, 2013.


Marik PE. Aspiration pneumonitis and aspiration pneumonia. N Engl J Med. 2001;344(9):665-671.


Reza Shariatzadeh M, Huang JQ, et al. Differences in the Features of Aspiration Pneumonia According to Site of Acquisition: Community or Continuing Care Facility. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54(2):296-302.

 

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