Hospital acquired pneumonia
An elderly male patient presented to emergency with head injury. Admitted to ICU for observation. Developed a cough after few days.
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Hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP) is a clinical diagnosis but seems appropriate given the clinical history of this patient.
It is also known as Nosocomial pneumonia.
Elderly patients are more prone to such infections.
Common culprits are Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.