Tag: pneumonitis

Is it Aspiration Pneumonia or Aspiration Pneumonitis?

Aspiration of any content is one of those nebulous things we tend to treat, no matter what. The idea is that aspiration of any oropharyngeal contents into the lungs represents an establishment of a new infection and, thus, it needs to be treated. I think the term aspiration pneumonia is actually misunderstood, and it may

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