Hypostatic pneumonia


Hypostatic pneumonia manifests at the base of the chest cavity, when the lower portions of the lungs are not able to expand properly because the patient is either inactive or immobile. Hypostatic pneumonia is common among elderly and/or debilitated people.

Medicine Lungs, throat
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST