What is the pathophysiology of aspiration hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP)?

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: Burke A Cunha, MD; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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Aspiration pneumonia is due to the aspiration of colonized upper respiratory tract secretions.


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