Ventialtor Associated Pneumonia

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Our body is composed of different major organs in which, each of it has its own way of functioning inorder to regulate body’s mechanism and eventually to sustain life.

It is quite amazing, if we try to take a closer look on how each vital organs does its own function and how every single body organ can affect and depend on each other. With this study, I would like to focus on one of our major organs and how can it be affected and loose its function once a patient is admitted to Intensive Care Unit. Several problems and other complications which arises during the confinement. Our Respiratory System is responsible for the breathing process of our body. Once infection arises it can delay and agrravate once patient’s condition and would subsequently deteriorate leaving sometimes major organs be affected,this what we call the multi-organ failure.

Pnemonia as we all know is one of the most common nosocomial infections and one of the leading causes of death inside the hospital.It is defined as an inflammation of the lungs. Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia is one of the most common kind of it. It a pneumonia that has been acquired during or after one’s hospitalization for another illness with onset of at least 72 hours after admission.

Once a patient has been admitted to Intensive Care Unit,it is very likely that the patient could be able to acquire this infection and so much more if patient ended up to be intubated and mechanically ventilated,a type of Pneumonia would be likely to be developed,this is known as the Ventilator Associated…...

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