What is the history of pneumonia?
Symptoms of pneumonia were first described by the Greek physician Hippocrates around 460 BC. Although it carried many names and was often identified as a sickness, it wasn’t until the 19th century that scholars were able to identify pneumonia as its own infection, and not just a symptom of other diseases.
What are common assessment findings for a patient with pneumonia?
|Assessment findings include:|
|Inspection||increased respiratory rate increased pulse rate guarding and lag on expansion on affected side children with pneumonia may have nasal flaring and/or intercostal and sternal retractions|
|Palpation||chest expansion decreased on involved side tactile fremitus is increased|
What are some examples of pneumonia?
The main types of pneumonia are:
- Bacterial pneumonia. This type is caused by various bacteria.
- Viral pneumonia. This type is caused by various viruses, including the flu (influenza), and is responsible for about one-third of all pneumonia cases.
- Mycoplasma pneumonia.
- Other pneumonias.
What are three 3 physical assessment findings that are noted with the development of pneumonia?
Fast, shallow breathing; difficulty breathing; and shortness of breath often are symptoms of pneumonia.
What is the ICD 10 code for History of pneumonia?
Personal history of pneumonia (recurrent) Z87. 01 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes. The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM Z87. 01 became effective on October 1, 2021.
How do you document a patient with pneumonia?
To prove pneumonia is present, the physician writes a physical assessment and then requests a chest x-ray in an attempt to confirm pneumonia with imaging. In some cases, the chest x-ray may be negative and other diagnostics confirm the patient’s pneumonia.
What is the physical examination findings of pneumonia?
Physical examination may reveal fever or sometimes low body temperature, an increased respiratory rate, low blood pressure, a fast heart rate, or a low oxygen saturation, which is the amount of oxygen in the blood as indicated by either pulse oximetry or blood gas analysis.
What are the 5 types of pneumonia?
- Types of Pneumonia.
- Walking Pneumonia.
- Viral Pneumonia.
- Bacterial Pneumonia.
- Chemical Pneumonia.
What is the clinical presentation of pneumonia?
Common symptoms of pneumonia include fever, chills, shortness of breath, chest pain with breathing, a rapid heart and breathing rate, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and a cough that often produces green or yellow sputum (mucus from the lungs); occasionally, the sputum is rust colored.
What are the 5 main causes of pneumonia?
Viruses, bacteria, and fungi can all cause pneumonia. In the United States, common causes of viral pneumonia are influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19). A common cause of bacterial pneumonia is Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus).