Pneumonia. Jen Denno RN, BSN, CEN. Pneumonia . Vaccination Percent of adults 65 years and over who had ever received a pneumococcal vaccination: 59% Health Care Use Hospital inpatient care Number of discharges: 1.1 million Average length of stay: 5.2 days Nursing home care
Jen Denno RN, BSN, CEN
by the accumulation of mono-
nuclear cells in the submucosa
In interstitial pneumonia, patchy or diffuse inflammation involving the interstitium is characterized by infiltration of lymphocytes and macrophages. The alveoli do not contain a significant exudate, but protein-rich hyaline membranes similar to those found in adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) may line the alveolar spaces.
They gain entry into the body by eating unwashed vegetables and drinking contaminated water.