Flashcards in PNA/Influenza Deck (12)
______ is an infection of the lung parenchyma.
Pneumonia (PNA) is ______?
an infection of the lung parenchyma
Name 4 different kinds of pneumonia.
community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)
health-care associated pneumonia (HCAP)
hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP)
ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP)
Bacterial pneumonia causes _____ sputum production while viral causes ______ sputum production.
If there is evidence of consolidation, patients will have _____ and dullness to percussion on phys exam.
If there is evidence of ______, patients will have egophony and dullness to percussion on phys exam.
The vast majority of pneumonia pts with have _____ on CBC.
leukocytosis with left shift
The radiographic features of pneumonia are?
What tests are ordered for every pt with suspected pneumonia?
blood gas or pulse ox
The level of _____ rises in response to a proinflammatory stimulus, especially of bacterial origin, and is produced mainly by the cells of the lungs and intestine.
The level of procalcitonin rises in response to a proinflammatory stimulus, especially of _____ origin, and is produced mainly by the cells of the lungs and intestine.