Pneumonia and sedation
- 0Jul 25, '11 by Nurse2BforeverWhat is the reason that patients who are sedated are more susceptible to pneumonia? its in my hesi book.
- 1Jul 25, '11 by EricJRNThink about how germs would get into the lungs and what we as alert, non-sedated people would be able to do to clear stuff out of our airways. Can you do that as easily if you're sedated, unconscious or suffering from a condition that affects your alertness?