It's Friday. Boggle your brain with FFFF challenge and some old fashioned trivia. Funtabulously Frivolous Friday Five 289
Aspiration pneumonitis, or Mendelson syndrome, is chemically induce inflammation of the lungs as a result of aspiration of gastric contents
Aspiration Pneumonia = aspiration of oropharyngeal contents which includes colonizing flora and leads to infection.
A 27 year old male with head and extensive facial trauma is admitted to the intensive care unit after a neurosurgical intervention for an acute subdural haemorrhage. There has been difficulty with oxygenation in the operating theatre.