Respiratory outcome


Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. Typical signs and symptoms include a varying severity and combination of productive or dry cough, chest pain, fever, and trouble breathing, depending on the underlying cause.

Pneumonia is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria and less commonly by other microorganisms, certain medications and conditions such as autoimmune diseases. Risk factors include other lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis, COPD, and asthma, diabetes, heart failure, a history of smoking, a poor ability to cough such as following a stroke, or a weak immune system

4 causes

There are 2 factors preventing the outcome of Pneumonia, including:

Protective FactorsStudies
Oral cavity and pharynx cancer

1 study

Fresh Chili Peppers (Capsaicin) Herb risk & protective factor

1 study

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There are 3 factors increasing the risk of Pneumonia, including:

Risk FactorsStudies

Antipsychotics Manufactured risk & protective factor

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1 study

Antidepressants Manufactured risk & protective factor

1 study

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