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  1. 1. PNEUMONIA<br />By: Tom Manning<br />
  2. 2. What Causes It?<br />At least 30 different causes<br />Inhaling vomit, mucous, or other chemicals<br />
  3. 3. How is it Spread?<br />Contagious<br />You can breathe it in without knowing it<br />Pneumonia is communicable<br />
  4. 4. Who gets it?<br />Anyone can get pneumonia<br />Children are hit hard in poorer regions of the world<br />
  5. 5. Signs & Symptoms<br />Fever<br />Chills<br />Cough<br />Unusually rapid breathing<br />Vomiting<br />Chest Pain<br />
  6. 6. Pneumonia<br />Can be acute or chronic<br />Can get it more than once<br />Lungs and bronchial tubes are most affected<br />
  7. 7. Prevention<br />Vaccines can prevent infections by bacteria<br />Wash hands often<br />Stay away from people with flu, colds, measles, or chickenpox<br />
  8. 8. Treatment<br />Doctor will prescribe you to antibiotics<br />Get plenty of sleep<br />Drink lots of fluids<br />Do not smoke<br />