sputum aeruginosum

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spu·tum aer·u·gi·no·'sum

a green expectoration seen occasionally in jaundice, due to staining of the sputum by bile pigments.
Synonym(s): green sputum

spu·tum aer·u·gi·no·sum

(spyūtŭm ē-rū-ji-nōsŭm)
Green expectoration seen occasionally in jaundice, due to staining of sputum by bile pigments.
Synonym(s): green sputum.
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Main symptoms are shortness of breath and a cough which results in yellow or green sputum.
SYMPTOMS Shortness of breath, a high temperature, a cough and yellow or green sputum and mucus.
4[degrees]C, bilateral basal crackles F 57 COPD (b) Yes (5/7) coryza, sore throat, thick green sputum.
Those who have severe trouble breathing, or start coughing green sputum, might have a lung infection and should go to the emergency department," he added.
1 Shortness of breath, a high temperature, a cough and yellow or green sputum and mucus.
The doctor said if one has a sustained fever for five days, expectorates thick, green sputum and the lymph nodes near the neck are swollen, it is a bacterial infection.
A bacterial infection usually causes yellow or green sputum, an allergic reaction normally produces colourless sputum, and fluid in the lungs may result in frothy, pink sputum.
Knowing she was asthmatic I opted to make her cough - she produced green sputum, indicating a chest infection - and looking at the drugs chart, there are several gaps where doses given have not been updated by previous nurses on duty.
A 74-year-old white woman with a history of congestive heart failure (CHF) and an ejection fraction of 40%, coronary artery disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is admitted with a 1-week history of increasing shortness of breath and a cough productive of green sputum.
For those who have severe trouble breathing or start coughing green sputum, this means they might have a lung infection and should go to the emergency department.
A bacterial infection usually causes yellow or green sputum (phlegm), an allergic reaction normally produces colourless sputum and pulmonary fluid retention may result in frothy, pink sputum.