Pneumonia

by kyltecson22
Last updated 7 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Illness & Disease
Grade:
7

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia can be spread by coughing or sneezing. This disease usaully won't do any harm. Once the immune system weakens, pneumonia can past through the body defenses and into the lungs.

What is pneumonia?

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs where there is an inflammation of the tissues in the lungs. It's when the lung tissues are filled with fluids which makes it harder for oxygen enter the lungs. Streptococcus pneumonia is a bacterial pneumonia. Viruses can also cause pneumonia.

How to preventPneumonia

Pneumonia

Chest X-ray

Breathing Therapy

Antibiotics

IV

Vaccinations

TREATMENTBreathing therapy- it makes your lungs able to breathe normally after the fluid from your lungs are gone. IV is use to take medicines into the body.Antiobiotics can be taken if there is a bacterial pneumonia and delievers it through a needle into a vein....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Sourceskidshealth.orgcdc.org"The Flue and Pneumonia Update" by Alvin ' Virginia Silverstein ' Laura Silverstein Nunn


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