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Hospital acquired pneumonia of the elderly

Nosocomial pneumonia refers to the pneumonia caused by pathogenic bacteria on the lower respiratory tract of the elderly in a special environment. This infection does not exist at the time of admission and is not in the incubation period of infection, but occurs in the hospital (including geriatric nursing home and rehabilitation hospital) 48 hours after hospitalization, but also includes the object that the patient is infected during hospitalization and only after discharge, Therefore, we should exclude other latent pulmonary infectious diseases during this period. Hospital acquired pulmonary infection is an important field of clinical medicine, preventive medicine, hygiene and hospital management in recent years. All countries have invested a lot of human, material and financial resources to conduct in-depth and detailed research. The disease not only poses a great threat to human life, but also causes great losses to social wealth.

Symptoms

Lipoid pneumonia

Sarcoidosis of the elderly

Papillary muscle dysfunction and rupture in the elderly

Superior vena cava compression syndrome in the elderly

Chronic bronchitis in the elderly

Senile cardiocerebral syndrome

Ventricular premature contraction in the elderly

Bronchial asthma in the elderly

Streptobacillosis

Separation of aortic dissection in the elderly

Uremic pneumonia of the elderly

Ventricular flutter and ventricular fibrillation in the elderly

Ventricular tachycardia in the elderly

Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome

Senile aortic aneurysm

Sleep apnea syndrome in the elderly

Cardiogenic shock in the elderly

Diabetic heart disease in the elderly

Senile end-stage pneumonia

Vertebrobasilar insufficiency in the elderly

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