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Pneumonia - How to prevent?

Pneumonia - Causes and Risk Factors

Risks and Causes of Pneumonia

People considered at high risk for pneumonia include:

  • the elderly
  • those with chronic illness such as:
    • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    • diabetes mellitus
    • congestive heart failure

Viral infections such as influenza, illness such as AIDS that impair the immune system including those undergoing chemotherapy for cancer and patients on immunosuppressant drugs post organ transplant are particularly vulnerable.

Pneumonia - Preparing for surgery

Pneumonia - Post-surgery care

Pneumonia - Other Information

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