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aspiration

1. 
a. the act of breathing
b. a breath
2. removal of air or fluid from a body cavity by suction
3. Med
a. the sucking of fluid or foreign matter into the air passages of the body
b. the removal of air or fluid from the body by suction

aspiration

[‚as·pə′rā·shən]
(medicine)
The removal of fluids from a cavity by suction.
(microbiology)
The use of suction to draw up a sample in a pipette.
(science and technology)
Act or the result of removing, carrying along, or drawing by suction.

aspiration

In an air-conditioned room, the pulling of room air into the moving air-stream which is discharging from a diffuser.
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In the present study, the ICU assumed the position of predominance among the other sectors, regarding the greater urgency in the use of signs indicating the risk of bronchoaspiration, corroborating with the scientific findings, which indicate a high risk of bronchoaspiration and aspiration pneumonia in patients under intensive care [19,28].
According to the GCS levels, there were no interperiod differences in aspiration pneumonia, intubation, vasopressor use, or mortality.
Impact of early oral care intervention in acute stroke on improving QOL of patients and preventing aspiration pneumonia. Japan Oral Care Rehabilitation, 19(2), 136-144.
Of patients with pneumonia, 44% had hospital-acquired while 41% had aspiration pneumonia. The microorganisms identified in this study were consistent with hospital-acquired pneumonia and CAP with aspiration component.
Identifying patients at risk for cough and swallow deficits can decrease the incidence of aspiration pneumonia (Cummings et al., 2015).
Furthermore, we performed evaluations by interviewing the patients' family about the following items: (1) ability to eat and/or swallow (graded as 0, normal swallowing; 1, able to swallow some but not all solids; 2, able to swallow semisolids; 3, able to swallow fluids only; 4, unable to swallow fluids [12]); (2) specific symptoms, such as chest pain, nausea, hiccup, and reflux; and (3) complications, such as recurrent dysphagia, stent migration, hemorrhaging, perforation, airway narrowing, aspiration pneumonia, and respiratory failure.
During the hospital stay, the patient developed multiple complications including dehydration, urinary tract infection due to Escherichia coli, and aspiration pneumonia. The patient's mental status improved.
The side effect for CDDP and VP-16 of grade 4 leukocytopenia occurred after chemotherapy and the aspiration pneumonia occurred during pancytopenia.
The foal initially presented with aspiration pneumonia as a complication to the stricture.
Treatment is mostly symptomatic and based on the improvement of the calcium metabolism.1 In this presented case, we share our intensive care approach to a patient with Fahr Syndrome who was admitted with aspiration pneumonia and urosepsis.
She was treated for severe dehydration, low potassium, weight loss and aspiration pneumonia.
She was treated for severe dehydration, low potassium, weight loss and aspiration pneumonia, which is caused when inhaling a foreign substance.