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 Bacterial pneumonia causes a rusty colored sputum


Evaluation  Observation  Note any changes in skin color (cyanosis), confusion or struggling to breathe


 Lung auscultation (harsher sounds or rales may be heard over affected areas)


 Chest CT  Sputum culture  CBC


 Refer for antibiotics/hospitalization if the patient is immuno-compromised, severely ill, or not re- sponding quickly with conservative care.


 Support expectoration of pathogens from body  Diathermy 


Step #1


 Eliminate factors that inhibit immune function  Breathing techniques  Swedish study showed that blowing bubbles into a glass bottle of water through a straw with 20 deep breaths 10 times a day had 2 less hospital days than a patient that did nothing


 Cupping to move uids and promote expectoration from lungs


Diet and Nutrition 1. Avoid rened foods and simple sugars 2. Avoid alcohol, caffeine and smoking 3. Increase ber 4. Increase chicken and cold water sh 5. Maintain proper hydration 6. Increase fruits and vegetables


Supplements 1. Antioxidants a. Vitamin A 50,000 I.U. q.d. b. Vitamin C 1,000 mg q.d. c. Vitamin E 600-800 I.U. q.d. d. Zinc 100 mg q.d. e. Selenium 100 mcg q.d. 2. Glyconutrients (bioavonoids) 1,000 mg q.d. 3. CoQ10 100 mg q.d. 4. Thymus extract 120 mg q.d.


THE ORIGINAL INTERNIST JUNE 2016 Step #2


Chiropractic Manipulation Therapy (CMT) to thor- acic spine


Botanicals


 Chest expansion (decreased on affected side)  Percussion  Chest -ray  Determines extent of lung infection


Treatment Overview  Diet and supplementation 


 Vitals  Temperature  Increase in respiratory rate  Decrease in blood pressure  Increase heart rate


 Myalgia, fever, and headache  WBC count is normal or slightly elevated  -ray shows patchy inltration


5. Spleen extract 120 mg q.d.


3. Licorice (DGL) 150 mg q.d. 4. Echinacea 500 mg q.d.


Botanicals (Pneumococcal Pneumonia) 1. Goldenseal 200 mg q.d. 2. Garlic (Allicin) 1,000 mcg q.d.


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 Title: The ABC, Clinical Guide to Herbs


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Mark Blumenthal, The American Botanical Council Edition: Thieme Pubs, ISBN 1-558890-157-2 2010


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Step #3 Botanicals 1. Lobella 200-600 mg t.i.d. 2. Bromelain 500 mg q.d. a. 2,000-2,500 mcu or gdu


 Title: A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions Author: Alan R. Gaby, M.D. Edition: 2nd Edition, Three Rivers Press ISBN-13:978-0-307-33664-4 2006


 Title: The Healing Power of Herbs Author: Michael urray, N.D. Edition: 2nd Edition Prima Publishing, ISBN 1-55958-700-8 1995


 Title: PDR for Herbal Medicines Author: Thomson Edition: 2nd Edition ISBN: 1-56363-361-2 2010 American


 Title: Botanical Safety Handbook Herbal Products


 Title: Quick Access Professional Guide to Conditions, Herbs  Supplements Author: Integrative Medicine Edition: First Edition, ISBN: 0-9670772-5-7 2000


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Sharon M. Herr, RD, CDN Edition: 2nd Edition ISBN: 0-9678773-1-8 2010


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Principles of Internal Medicine, Edition: 16


Author: McGufn, Associations-


Stargrove, Treasure, McKee Edition: Mosby ISBN: 978-0-323-02964-3 2008


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Pharmaceutical Press, RPS Publishing ISBN 978 0 85369 760 2 2009


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 Title: Herb, Nutrient, and Drug Interactions- Clinical Implications and Therapeutic Strategies


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