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Pneumonia

  • Elderly Pneumonia Survival Rate Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by bacteria, fungi or a virus. It causes the air sacs in the lungs to fill up with fluid, leading to coughing, a fever, chills, and trouble breathing. Pneumonia is particularly dangerous for the elderly, and is frequently cited ... Continue Reading
  • Treating Pneumonia in Elderly Adults Treating Pneumonia in Elderly Adults Pneumonia is a lung inflammation caused by either a viral or bacterial infection. The infection causes the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs to fill with fluid and pus, which makes it increasingly difficult for the patient to breathe. The ... Continue Reading
  • Stages of Pneumonia in Elderly Adults Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other germs. It occurs when air sacs in one or both of the lungs fill with bacteria or pus. Pneumonia can manifest differently and in varying levels of severity depending on the person and can ... Continue Reading
  • Pneumonia in Elderly Adults: What You Should Know Pneumonia and the complications of the disease can be serious or even life threatening at any age, but people over the age of 65 are considered a particularly high-risk group. Pneumonia symptoms in elderly people can be difficult to detect and are often not identified until ... Continue Reading
  • Pneumonia Symptoms In Elderly Adults Pneumonia inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs, which may fill with pus or fluid. This can cause a variety of symptoms, including fever, cough, chills, difficulty breathing, and many others. Pneumonia may be mild for certain populations, but it can be deadly for adults ... Continue Reading
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