Patient’s with problems of gas exchange Part two. By Linda Self. Pulmonary tuberculosis. Infectious disease affecting lung parenchyma Can be extrapulmonary as well Primary causative pathogen is Mycobacterium tuberculosis Sensitive to heat and ultraviolet light
Patient’s with problems of gas exchangePart two
By Linda Self
Immune response>>tissue reaction results in exudate>>bronchopneumonia 2-10 weeks after exposure
What is your diagnosis?
Next day respiratory status worsens requiring intubation. Swan-Ganz catheter is inserted.