Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia

White, Krista A.; Ruth-Sahd, Lisa A.
June 2007
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p53
Academic Journal
The article discusses the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment and nursing interventions of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP). According to the article, critical care nurses should consider the possibility of BOOP when caring for a patient with suspected pneumonia and respiratory failure who does not respond to conventional antibiotic therapy.


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