- infectious process
- community acquired pneumonia- streptococcus pn
nosocomial pheumonia- where you get the bacterial will tell you what antibiotic to use
pheumococcal pneumonia- can prevent w/ vaccine!
viral pn- lead to bacterial pneumonia, viral irrate can cause cell death and beteria will have easier time causing infect
create fluids in lungs, cough up!, inflammation in lungs
need to kill bacteria or death or lack of airway clearance
can lead to alveolar collapse