Understand what pneumonia is, how it affects the lungs, its symptoms, and how the lungs can become infected in the first place.
Pneumonia is a term that refers to inflammation of the lung. Bacterial pneumonia means that the inflammation is caused by a bacterial infection. This video takes a look at the possible causes and recommended treatments.
Watch what can happen to the lungs when pneumonia is left untreated, and learn some of the tools your doctor may use to confirm your diagnosis.
Learn the most common methods used to treat pneumonia, and how each one is used to help you recover quickly.
Learn about different tests and procedures used to diagnose and treat complicated cases of pneumonia.
Watch the safety precautions taken to protect you while you are in the hospital, what you can do to help prevent re-infection, and how to recognize the symptoms of re-infection.
Understand what you need to know, and guidelines for when you get home.
Watch to learn what your recovery guidelines will include, and understand the importance of following them correctly.
Watch what choices you can make everyday to help you stay healthy, and avoid developing pneumonia in the future.
Find out how to recover from pneumonia once you are discharged from the hospital. Includes symptom warning signs, guidelines for medicine, infection control tips, oxygen safety, and more.